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James Edward Neely

July 23, 1957 ~ April 23, 2011 (age 53)

Obituary

Brother James "Pete" Edward Neely was born July 23, 1957 in Iredell County, son of Hattie Mae Miller Neely and the late John K. Neely. He departed this life on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Liberty Commons Rehabilitation Center in Salisbury, NC. He was a 1975 graduate of Davie High School, and continued his education at Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC. Pete loved basketball, mechanics, and bowling. On May 22, 1982, he was united in marriage to Kathy Paulette White. His last place of employment was with Bryan Nursing Home in Powder Spring, GA. On February 2, 2007, as a result of a car accident in Powder Spring, GA, he became a paraplegic. He was kept in the home by his loving and devoted wife of 29 years, until June 2010. He was preceded in death by one brother, Bert Neely; two sisters, Betty and Bertha Mae Neely. Lovingly he is survived by his wife, Kathy Paulette Neely, of the home; his mother, Hattie Mae Miller Neely of Woodleaf; two sons, Christopher Shannon (Tracy) White of Fort Washington, MD., and Stephen DeShawn White of Venice, FL.; five brothers, Jerry Miller of Charlotte, NC, Thomas Neely of Harrisburg, PA, John Neely, Robert Neely and Paul Neely of Woodleaf, NC; eight sisters, Mary Ann Alexander of Salisbury, NC, Paula K. Neely of Woodleaf, NC, Lillivelle McCluney, Frances Porter, Toppie Neely, Doris Flood, Maggie McCain, and Mary Hughes all of Harrisburg, PA; four grandchildren, Akela Hicks, D'Andre Pledger, Kashus White, Raziya White; and a special niece, Glenda Fay Wells; several other relatives and friends. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of James Edward Neely please visit our Sympathy Store.

Visitation

APR 27. 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

New Jerusalem Apostolic Church

Campbell Rd.

Mocksvile, NC, 27028

Service

APR 27. 3:00 PM (EDT)

New Jerusalem Apostolic Church

Campbell Rd.

Mocksvile, NC, 27028

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