Susan Maria Purifoy-McNeely
Susan Maria Purifoy-McNeely
  • September 16, 1975 - May 1, 2017
  • Dover, North Carolina

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Susan Purifoy-McNeely, 41, of Dover, passed away on May 1, 2017. She was very outgoing, had a bubbly personality, and was extremely generous, caring, perceptive, humble and kind. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her husband, Willie McNeely; her mother, Ellen Dunn Purifoy; her father, David Lee Purifoy, Jr.; her grandmother, Ethel "Mammie" Dunn; stepchildren, Will McNeely (Elizabeth) and Sarah McNeely; her sisters, Mary Helen Bryant (Richard) and Kristin Lee Purifoy (Kris); her brother, John Daniel Purifoy; her stepbrother,Tony Dowdle; and her nieces and nephews, Amber, Chip, Donnie, Jordan, Caroline, Kinsey, and Avery; as well as two great nieces and one great nephew. She was preceded in death by her sister, Jaime Lee Purifoy.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 3rd at the New Bern Church of God, with a memorial service beginning at 7 p.m.

For those considering sending flowers, the family suggests vase arrangements or plants. If someone prefers to make a memorial contribution, the family suggests the following charities, Wash Away Unemployment of New Bern, Religious Community Services of New Bern, or to the Church of God Children's Home of Concord, NC.

Arrangements by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.