Julia Vance Neel Frew


Julia Vance Neel Frew, age 85 of Cartersville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

Mrs. Frew was born on August 5, 1933, daughter of the late Fred D. Neel and Vance Nelson Neel.

Mrs. Frew was a native of Cartersville and graduated from Cartersville High School in 1951 and then attended the University of Georgia. She lived in Athens, TN, for many years before coming back home in 1979 to Bartow County and living on the family farm which was purchased by her father. In later years, she loved visiting her second home in Decatur, TN, to go fishing with her daughter and granddaughter.

She was an American Kennel Club dog handler, traveling up the East Coast doing what she loved best. She went on to marry John Frew in 1961 and owned and operated WYXI Radio in Athens, TN, and WYXC Radio in Cartersville, GA. She was a proud long time member of Cartersville First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her husband, John P. Frew; daughter, Julie (Johnny) Frew-Massey; granddaughter, Juliet Laura Massey and her special Maltese dog, Itty, all of Cartersville, GA.

The family would like to give a special thanks to her loving caregivers, Kim Jacobs and Belinda Cooley.

Graveside services will be conducted at eleven o’clock in the morning on Saturday, the 20th of July, 2019, in Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Mike Anderson officiating.

Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the on-line register.

Owen Funeral Home 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120 is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Frew.