Rita Louise "Weezie" Neilson (1930 - 2017)

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Rita Louise "Weezie" Neilson, 87, of Ocean Isle Beach passed peacefully Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at home in the presence of family.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert John "Pop" Neilson; sister, Doris Lockard; daughter, Patricia Dianne Fentress; son, Charles John Neilson; and granddaughter, Tomia Ann Fentress.
She is survived by sister, Janice (Jim) Farmer; son, Michael Neilson; daughter, Robin (Sam) Neilson Reddick; son-in-law, Ronald Fentress; and daughter-in-law, Dana Neilson. She is also survived by grandchildren, Matthew (Crystal) Fentress, Jennifer (Michael) Cross, Rob (Kate) Neilson, Timothy Neilson, Sara Neilson, Dylan Reddick and Luke Reddick; stepgrandchildren, Christopher (Patti) Norment, Andrea (Alan) Macdonald, Whitney (Clint) Townsend; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Weezie always found happiness and strength in three things: her faith, her family and her friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to , P.O. Box 98018, Washington, DC 20090 or Parkinson's Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church, Shallotte.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Nov. 9 to Nov. 15, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Lee Funeral Home
11840 Highway 90 | Little River, SC 29566 | (843) 390-2525
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