Rebecca H. Neece, 71, of Wareham Street, Elizabeth City, NC died peacefully Friday, May 15, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. A native of Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late C. H. Neece and Ruby Pugh Neece Ferebee. She was a retired public school teacher and a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Barbara N. Waters and husband, Steve of Newport, NC; a niece, Renee Dawson of Greenville, NC; and two nephews, Casey Waters of Key West, FL and Tracy Waters and wife, Donna and their family of Pittsboro, NC. She was preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn Neece (Snooky) Dawson.
A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held on June 6, 2015 at 2:00 in Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC. The family suggests memorial gifts in lieu of flowers be directed to either First United Methodist Church, 201 South Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC or to the local S.P.C.A. of Northeastern, NC, P.O. Box 1772, Elizabeth City, NC 27906. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Neece family.