Jane M. Harrell-Nealson, 77, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the Ridin High Cowboy Church in Union Valley, Texas. Others may join the service virtually via livestream on Ridin High Cowboy Church Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/270479099993/. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty, Iowa is caring for Jane’s family. Information and online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Ridin High Covered Arena Fund: PO Box 443, Royse City, Texas 75189.
Jane was born March 23, 1943 in New York the daughter of Mack and Marjorie (Fulton) Harrell. She was a graduate of Denton, Texas High School in 1961 and North Texas State University in 1964. Jane had been employed with Texas Specialties, a commercial insurance company in Rockwall, Texas until her retirement.
She was a member of West Liberty Christian Fellowship Church, Ridin High Cowboy Church where she was active as one of the arena team planners for Play Day; a church sponsored youth rodeo. She was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and was a member and served on the board of Australian Shepherds Club of America and was active in competition dog trials.
Jane is survived by her husband Gary of West Liberty, a step son Nathan (Kim) Nealson of Grimes, Iowa and a granddaughter Kinsey. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers: Lynn and Bud.