With tears in my eyes, I read the eulogy written for Van Neely by my colleague Leon Emo.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
To the youngster who had just “run away” from his North G Street home, the neighbor’s woodpile must have looked like a good place to hide.
I saw you the other day and for an old person you’re pretty good looking. I know you’re married, but I’d like to meet you.
Comedian and actor W.C. Fields (1880-1946) presented his first performances, juggling, in churches and theaters at the age of 15.
“Finally, be ye of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous.”
— 1 Peter 3:8