Tanya Neely, 58, of Pembroke Township, passed away Friday (Nov. 2, 2018) at her home.
She was born Nov. 5, 1959, in Chicago, the daughter of Onteril Gallatin and Rosebud Hodges. Tanya married Redmon Neely on Sept. 30, 1988, in Kankakee.
Tanya had been a resident of the Pembroke Township area for all of her 58 years.
She was a certified nursing assistant at Kankakee Royal Nursing Home. She had received her early childhood development and liberal arts degrees from Kankakee Community College. Tanya’s hobbies included singing, traveling, cooking, reading novels and reading the Bible.
Tanya was a member of Pembroke Fellowship Church in Pembroke Township.
Surviving are her husband, of Pembroke Township; son, Redmond (Ashley) Neely, of Chicago; daughters, Marion “Angie” (Delon) Norwood, of Bloomington, Catria Neely, of Indianapolis, Lytaka (Jamal) Allen, of Hazel Crest, Anjelica Neely, of Alabama, Eboni (Tyler) Odeneal, of Phoenix, and Tandalaya Neely, of Phoenix; her mother, of Pembroke Township; sisters, Sharon (Charles) Brice, of St. Paul, Minn., Carolyn Green, of St. Paul, Antionette Gallatin, of Chicago, and Lillian (Artemio) Alejandrea, of Chicago; brothers, Onteal Hodges, of Pembroke Township, Abraham Lane, of Gary, Ind., and Micheal Lane, of Pembroke Township; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were a stepdaughter; stepson; two brothers; a sister; mother-in-law; and brother-in-law.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, until the 11 a.m. funeral services at Pembroke Fellowship Church, 13279 E 5000S Road, Pembroke Township, with the Rev. Rodney Lake officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded.
Please sign her online guestbook at leggettfuneral.net.