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Mary W. McNeill

July 11, 1924 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Mary McNeill Obituary

Mrs. Mary W. McNeill, daughter of the late Frank and Annie Wiggins (one of six children), was born July 11, 1924 in Rocky Mount, NC.

She was educated in the Rocky Mount City Schools.  Mary was united in holy matrimony to her late husband, Bossie McNeill, on December 6, 1940, and they relocated to the Raleigh area.

Mary was a member of First Cosmopolitan Baptist Church, where she attended for many years.  She served as a member of Senior Choir #2.  Mary enjoyed traveling, collecting dolls, figurines, pottery, and beanie babies, and hanging out with family and friends.  She was well loved by her family and friends, and will be missed by many of whom lives she touched.

Mary W. McNeill departed this life on January 13 ,2024 after a long period of health issues.  She was preceded in death by her husband Bossie, and son Bossie Junior.    Cherishing her memories and mourning her passing are: her daughter, Joyce M. Smith of Garner, NC and daughter-in-law Cynthia Ivey McNeill of Willow Spring, NC; 4 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, 10 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service:  12:00 PM, Monday, January 22, 2024 at First Cosmopolitan Baptist Church, 1515 Cross Link Road, Raleigh, NC.

Visitation:  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM, preceding the funeral service.

Entombment:  Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh, NC.


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Public Viewing
January 21, 2024

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lea Funeral Home
2500 Poole Rd
Raleigh, NC 27610

January 22, 2024

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
First Cosmopolitan Baptist Church (Cross Link Road, Raleigh, NC)

Funeral Service
January 22, 2024

12:00 PM
First Cosmopolitan Baptist Church (Cross Link Road, Raleigh, NC)

January 22, 2024

2:00 PM
Montlawn Memorial Park, NC, Raleigh


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