Polly Ann Mincy Cameli

Polly Ann Mincy Cameli

Born in Lawrenceburg, TN on September 26, 1936

Departed on August 22, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Polly Ann Mincy Cameli, age 83 of Hendersonville, TN, passed away August 22, 2020.  Polly was born September 26, 1936 in Lawrenceburg, TN.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Andrew B. and Marsha Richardson Ellingson and her first husband, Robert E. Mincy.  She is survived by her husband, Anthony R. Cameli; daughter, Lisa M. Hoffman (Chip); son, Asa Mincy Andrew; stepson, Jay J. Cameli (Tracey); sister, Ella G. Johnston (Fleet); grandchildren, William B. Hoffman, Margaret E. Hoffman and Ava Grace Andrew; step grandchildren, Austin J. Cameli and Shelby L. Cameli; nephew, David M. Gilmore (Stephenie).

Polly was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Gallatin, TN and Our Lady of Grace in Avon Park, FL.  She was a member of Adelaide Shores Ladies Golf Association and a former member of Bluegrass County Club Women’s Golf Association. Polly was an avid golfer, gourmet cook and loved to take care of people.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 1:30 p.m. Thursday, August 27th at St. John Vianney Catholic Church with Father Richard Childress as celebrant.  Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until mass time at the church.  Interment will follow at 4:00 p.m. at Spring Hill Cemetery, 5110 Gallatin Road, Madison, TN  37216.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 449 North Water Avenue, Gallatin, TN  37066.  Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com.  (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555


  1. Jane Speyer August 25, 2020 at 4:07 pm - Reply

    Tony, Lisa and Asa,

    Our hearts go out to you as we share in the loss of your wife/mom. Polly was a wonderful friend and neighbor from the time we moved in next door in 1998. We will miss her sunny greetings over our backyards. May she Rest In Peace at God’s side.

    Fondly, Jane, Al and Erik Speyer

  2. Dorie Zack August 25, 2020 at 6:56 pm - Reply

    Dear Tony and family, Polly was a true friend to all who knew her. We will miss her friendly, upbeat and gracious personality. I am very sorry for the grief and pain you are experiencing. May God bless her and provide strength to you and family.

  3. Daniel (new ashes) August 27, 2020 at 5:31 pm - Reply

    Dear Lisa & Family:

    My deepest condolence to you an your family. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

  4. Steve Powell August 27, 2020 at 9:21 pm - Reply


    Please accept my sincere condolence on the passing of Polly. I share with you the sadness that you and others in your family are now going through. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. David & Margaret Mounce August 28, 2020 at 6:29 am - Reply

    Dear Tony,
    We are so sorry to hear the very sad news of Polly’s passing. Such a gracious, kind, loving and fun person she enriched our lives and will live in our hearts forever.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

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