Stephanie Leigh Neely, age 52, of Leland, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Ashe Gardens Memory Care.
She was born on May 16, 1966, in Pearisburg, Virginia.
Stephanie graduated from New Hanover High School with a certificate of completion in 1986. She lived at Echo Farms group home for 20 years. While there she worked at Taco Bell and participated in Special Olympics. The last 7 years she moved back home to Leland and attended Brunswick Inter-agency Program where she made alot of friends and continued playing sports for Special Olympics.
Stephanie is survived by her parents Ernest and Delores Long; sisters Cynthia Neely and Tracy Neely Aird (Pete); brothers Casey Long (Tabby), Bart Long (Patty) and Bernard Neely, Jr.. She is also survived by 16 nieces and nephews and numerous aunts uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 1:00pm till 2:00pm on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Shiloh United Methodist Church, 1874 Maco Road NE, Leland, NC 28451. A service to celebrate Stephanie’s life will follow at 2:00 pm.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451. 910-383-3511.