Etta Norene “Momma N” Neyland passed away at her home peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the age of 79 years. She was born on April 30, 1939 in Bald Prairie, Texas to Travis and Ruba Faison Reagan.
Norene was a Franklin High School graduate and attended Sam Houston State University. She married Colin Neyland on April 29, 1958 in Huntsville, Texas. Norene was retired from the United States Postal Service. She was a life-long resident of Cole Branch and a member of the Bald Prairie Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Travis and Ruba Reagan; father and mother-in-law, D.D. (Bub) and Gladys Neyland; son-in-law, Randy Mitchell and grandson, Tyler Mitchell.
She is survived by: her husband of 61 years – Colin Neyland of Cole Branch; daughter – Kelly Mitchell Loehr and husband Chuck of Boone Prairie; son – Wade Neyland and wife Jennifer of Cole Branch; sisters – Louise R. Guerrero of Katy; Vera Reagan Felder of Sugarland; brother-in-law – Ken Neyland and wife Delores of Seale; grandchildren – Lacy Neyland, Janie Neyland, Pate Neyland, Garrett Mitchell, Taylor Loehr and Matthew Loehr, Cody, Tana, Kase and Kane Autrey, Mandi Autrey and Sonny Autrey and many Nieces and Nephews
A graveside service was held on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the Seale Round Prairie Cemetery. McCauley Funeral Home in Franklin was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu flowers donations may be made to the Tyler Mitchell Memorial.