LAKE PLACID, Fla. — Lillian M. McNeeley, 81, of Lake Placid, Fla., went to be with her Lord on Wednesday morning July 9, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 6, 1932 in Pulaski, Va., to parents Ellen Marie (White) and Stanley G. Tippet. Mrs. McNeeley has been a resident of Lake Placid since 1989 moving here from Moore Haven and previously of Orlando. Mrs. McNeeley was a member of the Lake Placid Red Hatters Society, TOPS, United Methodist Women, and the Memorial United Methodist Church in Lake Placid. Mrs. McNeeley enjoyed square dancing and gardening and loved spending time with her loving family and friends.
She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years Donald Sr.; daughters, Debra Marie Diender (Michael), Janet Burton (Steve) and Judy Brim (Bill); son, Donald McNeeley Jr. (Nancy); nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a sister Rhodella Gills.
A service to celebrate Mrs. McNeeley’s life will be held 10 a.m., Saturday July 12 at the Memorial United Methodist Church 500 Kent Avenue, Lake Placid, Fla. with the Rev. Tim Hass officiating.
A private burial for the family to be at the Glean Heaven Memorial in Winter Park, Fla. The family suggests donations in Mrs. McNeeley’s memory to the Good Shepherd Hospice Summers House 1110 Hammock Road Sebring, Fla. 33870.
Words of comfort to the family and a video tribute of Mrs. McNeeley’s life can be seen by visiting www.scottfuneralservices.com. Funeral arrangements entrusted with the Scott Funeral Home 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, Fla. 863-465-4134.