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Eula Neely

August 3, 1947 — April 10, 2021

Eula Marie Cleveland Neely

August 3, 1947 - April 10, 2021

Melville-It is with much sadness that the family announce the death of Eula Cleveland Neely.   All Funeral Services will be private.

Eula Marie Cleveland Neely was born on August 3, 1947, in Baton Rouge, LA, and passed away at Capitol House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baton Rouge, LA on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the age of 73.  She was a Christian woman and read her bible every day.  She loved her family and will be sadly missed.

She is survived by her children, Johnny Dwayne Neely of Melville; and Martin Ray Holifield and companion, Rodney of Baton Rouge; her brother, Darryl Cleveland and wife, Elinda of Baton Rouge; her sister, Catherine Norrell of Prairieville; six grandchildren: Trent Neely and fiance, Tiffany; Trina Neely, Tristen Neely, Michael Darin Neely, Jr., Cody Dwayne Neely, and Brooklynn Holifield; and her great-grandchildren: Bryson Collins, Johnathan Holifield, John Villar, Jr., Serenity Neely, Zariah Martin, and Rifton Neely. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Julius "L. J." Neely; son, Michael D. Neely, Sr.; brother, Paul Cleveland, Jr.; and her parents, Paul Cleveland, Sr. and Ella Mae Neely Cleveland.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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