Mary Jane Worstall Neff, 76, of Zanesville, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Genesis Hospice- Morrison House. She was born June 30, 1934, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late James (Jack) W. and Rachel Agnes Barr Worstall. She worked as secretary/ treasurer of Jack Worstall & Sons Inc., a family owned business. Mary Jane was a longtime member of the Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church and enjoyed golfing, traveling and bowling with her dear friends. Her greatest love in life was her grandchildren and family.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Larry L. Neff, whom she married February 28, 1954, of the home; a daughter, Jacqueline A. (Jeff) Nezbeth of Zanesville, two sons, Larry S. Neff of Dresden and Douglas A. (Stephanie) Neff of Zanesville; seven grandchildren, Lauren P. Neff, Megan A. (Kyle) Witucky, Raegan R. Neff, Kristin L. Neff, Tyler J. Kaido, Jordan D. Neff and Wade R. Kaido; a step grandson, Zakary Nezbeth; three great grandchildren, Alexis, Lucas and Hayden; two brothers, Richard (Wanda) Worstall and Jim (Mary Ann) Worstall, both of Zanesville; several nieces and nephews; a special child who was important to her, Karlee; and Mary Janeâ€™s lifelong friends, Barb and Jack Ziegler of Zanesville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a special child, Kasey.
Friends and family may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the funeral home with Rev. Matthew Blau officiating. Mary Jane will be laid to rest in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church, 1304 Euclid Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
To send a note of condolence, a sympathy card or comfort food to the Neff family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com