Linda K. Neeley
Linda K. Neeley, age 60, of Bucyrus, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at her home.
Linda was born August 2, 1956 in Shelby. In 1974 she graduated from Shelby High School and Pioneer JVS in Cosmetology. She was employed at Shelby Business Forms as well as Crawford County Children Services. Linda was a devout Christian and founded the Children’s Church Program at Tiro United Baptist Church. She enjoyed crafting, singing, and laughing, which was contagious to everyone around her. Most recently she was fond of watching a North Carolina Freewill Baptist Church online. She had a big heart and shared it with her children, grandchildren, and great granddaughter, all whom she loved immensely.
Linda is survived by her 5 daughters: Misty K. (Hall) and Jamie Taylor of Lexington, Angela and Dustin Williams of Bucyrus, Rhonda and Andy Motter of Mansfield, Joyce Holland of Florida, and Bridget and David Sparks of Florida; her parents: Rev. S.T. and Betty (Conley) Adkins of Shelby; 10 grandchildren: Deven Neeley (Katlynn May) whom she helped raise, Abby, Ellie, Kayla, Patty, Alex, Mason, Bryke, Zac, and Prestyn; 1 great granddaughter: Maeleigh; 3 sisters: Brenda and Bernie Highfield, Kathy and Dennis Robey, and Karen and Michael Barnett; nieces: Melissa and Renee, to whom Linda was a second mother; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Neeley, on July 15, 2007.
Family and friends are welcome on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 10-11 am at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be at 11 am. Pastor Danny Hamilton, Pastor of Willard United Baptist Church, will officiate and burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Turner Funeral Home.
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