Obituaries for Wed., March 25, 2015

Published 7:28 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Synthia Delora Neese, age 90, of Sanford, Fla., went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thurs., Mar. 19, 2015, at the home of her daughter and son in law, where she lived the last few months of her life.

0325 Neese obit mugShe was born to Clifton and Eula Raley on Aug. 7, 1924, in Andalusia. She and her husband, the Rev. Cecil Neese, were married 62 years. They served as missionaries to the Yanomami Indians in Venezuela with New Tribes Mission for 42 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Cecil Neese; and survived by four daughters, one son, 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one sister.

Friends may call on Fri., March 27, 2015, from 7-9pm at DeGusipe Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Sat., March 28, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the NTM Homes Chapel in Sanford, Fla. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to New Tribes Mission for NTM Homes, 78 Mission Blvd., Sanford, FL 32771, and In Memory of Delora Neese.