|Birth: ||Jul. 28, 1961|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 2012|
Tania Lynn McNeal
(July 28, 1961 - March 21, 2012)
Tania Lynn McNeal, 50, of Brighton, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Cox-South Hospital in Springfield, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. She was born July 28, 1961, in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Cleo Slape and Pamela Kay Burt Harris.
Tania was a social worker and she touched many lives in many different and postive ways through her position at Alternative Opportunities in Springfield.
She loved life, giving freely of her time to her children, grandchildren, and friends. She was a good listener. A St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers fan, she found the time to go shopping, to golf, to garden, to go fishing and mushroom hunting, to cook and still find the time to keep a neat, clean home for her family. She enjoyed her dogs.
Tania is survived by her husband, Devin, of Brighton, mother Pamela Harris and step-father Mike, of Aldrich; her father Cleo Slape of Cameron, Missouri; sons Gary Shuler and wife Jamie of Fair Play; C.J. Shuler of Aldrich; daughter Ashley Morrell and husband Clint of Willard; brothers Ernie Slape and wife Tammy of Laurie, Missouri; James Slape and fiancee Christina of Aldrich; sister Jodi Gregory of Aldrich. Tania had 9 grandchildren whom she dearly loved, Lance, Sadie, Hayleigh, Codey, Bryce, Brady, Ilandria, Conner, Kolbi, and was expecting to soon have a new grand daughter. She also had 3 step-children, Kyle Burch of Salina, Kansas; Danielle McNeal of Kona, Hawaii; and Kelley Burch of Kansas City.
Funeral services will be held 10 AM on Monday, March 26th at Murray Funeral Home in Bolivar with burial to follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Aldrich. Visitation will be Sunday March 25th frm 2-5 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Tania requested memorials be given to the Brain Injury Association, 10270 Page Ave;, St. Louis, MO 63132.
Donations may also be given to the Tania Lynn McNeal Cancer Fund % US Bank.
Pamela Kay Burt Harris (1944 - 2013)
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 25, 2012
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