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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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  1. Bill & Claris Hicks says:

    St, Betty, children and grandchildren plus all of the other family members of (Sister in the Lord and distant relative) Linda K Neeley so sorry for the loss, but since you are are strong in the Lord, you do know it will be hard to go on without her, but our loving Savior will give each of you comfort and help you cope with this wonderful ladies. Just think she isn’t suffering and am sure she is ready to sing the song the Angels cannot sing when we all get there to meet our Jesus and all of our loved one who has gone on before us. Our prayers are yours that is all we can do, because there isn’t any words which we can say to take away the pain of the loss of a loved one.
    Love and prayers
    Bill and Claris along with all of the family of late Susie White who is a first cousin to Sister Betty’s dad, Johnny Conley. our mom thought the world of Cora and Johnny

  2. Larry Frontz says:

    My Dear Adkins family: My heart is sad and glad at the same time. Linda was a wonderful person and served our Lord graciously, and wit pride in her family,

    May the good Lord wrap his loving arms around all of you.

    Celebrate her spirit with joy and love.. Amen

  3. Malinda clutsam says:

    Linda’s beautiful voice is singing in the presence of her Heavenly Father. My heart is heavy for all of you, but know Linda has taken her flight.

  4. Sue Wills says:

    To all of Linda’s family … I’m so sorry to hear of this loss. She was a special person and my heart goes out to all of you. Even though Rick and I divorced many years ago, I still feel that all of you are my family. My deepest sympathy and prayers of comfort to all of you. May God give you comfort during this time. Hugs to all

  5. Paul & Yvonne (Handshoe) Hall says:

    We are saddened to learn of Linda’s passing and extend our sympathy to Betty, S.T., Linda’s family, Brenda, Kathy and Karen. Love never dies!

  6. Elisabeth Hunt says:

    Dear Misty and family – I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope and pray you find some comfort in your faith and treasured memories.
    With sympathy and love,

  7. DEBRA ROWE (dye) says:

    so sorry for your loss,will pray for Gods comfort for all of you,just want to know your mom was a sweet lady and i knew her from growing up and spending time with her sister karen at tiro church,i recently took care your mom at bucyrus hospital as a phlebotomist and woke her up in the early morning for lab work,she always was pleasant and always talking about her children and grandchildren, we had some good laughs about old times,she was a precious lady,she will now be in arms of Jesus with no more pain or sickness,enjoying the beauty of it all,just keep your eyes on Jesus so you can enjoy that beauty your mom is enjoying , just remember one thing that no one complains they get to heaven to soon! Ill be praying for you all.

  8. Dana Webster says:

    My heart goes out to you all. Praying for you all in this time of loss. Love you all.

  9. Ann Cooper says:

    Karen, Mike & Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you get through this difficult time. I know it is hard but it does help knowing you will see her again. I want be able to come Friday but I am sending love and hugs your way. Love you dear sister in Christ. Ann

  10. Deborah (Mullins) Glancy says:

    My family send our condolences to your family. We are saddened by this loss. Linda was a kind soul and loved by so many.

  11. Susi Lusk says:

    Devon and your family,
    So very sorry for the loss of your Grandma.
    She was a very good person, cherish the memories. Love you, Susi

  12. Margie Hall Blubaugh says:

    Brother Shirley and Betty and the whole family I am so sorry to hear about Linda. She was a beautiful person inside and out. I have such precious memories of church and all the weekends I use to spend with you when we were younger. She is now with her Savior and singing with the angels and wearing her crown. May the Lord bring you peace and comfort in knowing that we will all see her again one day soon. Love and prayers to you all. With all our love Tim and Margie

  13. Kathy Yarman says:

    I worked with Linda at Shelby Business Forms. She was a wonderful person and friend, always helpful and happy. I very much enjoyed working with her.
    She will be missed!

  14. teresa cassidy says:

    so sorry to hear of your condolences to the family of linda..i pray that the lord wrap his arms around you and comfort you through this time of great sadness in your life and that the lord comfort you in the days to come..your mom was such a lovely glad that i met her..what a great neighbor and friend she are missed greatly..precious in the sight of the lord is the death of his saints..your friend teresa cassidy

  15. Corinna (Snipes) Dunaway says:

    Rev Shirley Adkins and family,

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Linda. I remember her and I know my Dad and Mom (Leo and Dorothy) always enjoyed listening to her sing. Sending prayers of comfort and peace to you.

    Corinna (Snipes) Dunaway

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