Posted: February 16th, 2016

August 14, 1939 ~ February 11, 2016

It is with broken hearts that the family of Gail Carole McNeely (nee Thacker) announce her passing at the age of 76. Gail is survived by the love of her life, her husband Blair. She was the cherished mother and mother-in-law to Brad and Kelly, Calvin and Linda, and Darwin and Lisa. Devoted grandma to Randee and Cory, Justin and Sam, Karsten, Karleigh and Fraser, Jordan, Adrienne, Scott, and Maddi. Daughter of the late Herb and Madeline Thacker. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Blaine and Sue, Herb and Marilyn, Joanne and Dave, and the late Lloyd and June. Beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews, a cousin to many and a friend to all. Gail lived her entire life in the Burdett and Bow Island area, and was dedicated to her family, church and community. Special thanks to Dr. Woodruff and Dr. Parks and the staff at the Bow Island and Medicine Hat hospitals. A Celebration of Gail’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 139 – 2 Avenue West, Bow Island on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Chelsea Masterman officiating. A time of fellowship will be held immediately thereafter at the Golden Age Club, 206 – 5 Avenue East, Bow Island with Private Interment in the Bow Island Cemetery set to take place at a later date.

“She Will Live Forever In Our Hearts With Lasting Memories”

(Condolences may be expressed by visiting If friends so desire, memorial donations in Gail’s name may be made directly to your local Alzheimer’s Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

4 Condolences for “GAIL CAROLE McNEELY”

  1. Gladys & Dave Moncks says:

    Blair, Brad, Calvin, Darwin and family. Sorry we couldn’t be there today to share with you the celebration of Gail’s life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We will always have fond memories of her as she was such a dear friend. Take care and we will be thinking of you today and everyday thereafter.

  2. Loen & Ron Fahselt PO Box 31 Mannville, AB T0B2W0 says:

    Blair & family — Sending our condolences — you are in our thoughts & prayers. Sincere sympathy, Ron & Loen Fahselt

  3. John R. Hopkins says:

    Blair my condolences, you have lost a wonderful lady. John

  4. Mike and Joan Jantzie says:

    It was of great sorrow that we learned of Gail’s passing.
    Our deepest condolences to Blair and all the McNeely family.

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