Rita S. Neill, 64, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away unexpectedly Monday, December 16, 2013 at her home.
She was born June 19, 1949 to Hazel Staggs in Wayne County, Tennessee.
She retired from NMPRC with over 25 years of service. Rita also worked as a waitress and formed many friendships over the years. Rita loved her family and grandchildren very much. She will be sadly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her step-father, Al Strantz.
Survivors: mother, Hazel Strantz, Spring City, Tennessee; daughters, Elaine Newey (David) and Lisa Dawson (Alan); granddaughter, Tara Newey; grandsons, Nicholas and Ryan Newey and Brady Dawson, all of St. Joseph; and many friends and co-workers.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.