Reprint of her online obituary, thanks to Tributes.com.
Mrs. Suzanne Ludlum McNeely, 78, died Saturday morning (July 17, 2010) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities after an extended illness. She was born and raised in Waycross, but she lived in Merritt Island, FL for 25 years before moving back to Waycross in 1981. She graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Savannah as a registered nurse. She retired as the Director of Nursing at Baptist Village after 25 years of service. She was also a member of First Baptist Church Waycross.
Mrs. McNeely is the daughter of the late Lawrence Wesley Ludlum and Anna McGuire Ludlum. She is preceded in death by one sister, Eloise L. Shepherd of Waycross; and one brother, Lawrence Ludlum of Rockford, IL. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, A. C. McNeely of Waycross; two daughters, Marcia Marie Crowley (husband Jim) of Stone Mountain, and Gail Tull (husband Guy) of Annapolis, MD; three grandchildren, Jay Crowley, Olivia Tull and Elliott Tull; one sister, Anna Marie Misner (husband Russ) of Green Cove Springs, FL; a special niece, Susan S. Welch (husband Kenny) of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday (July 20, 2010) at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Music Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Ovarian Cancer Institute, 980 Johnson Ferry Rd., Suite 1040, Atlanta, GA 30342. Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Suzanne was the "integral" element, the linchpin, for many a memory acquired over the years celebrating Thanksgiving with the family. Here is one of those special photos captured at Thanksgiving with the family. Look for Suzanne in the middle of all this family. To her right is her beloved A.C. Thank YOU Suzanne and A.C. and family for ALL THE BLESSED MEMORIES. I will cherish them FOREVER. And, Suzanne, I will always remember YOU. Thank YOU.