Obituary for NEELD

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Saturday May 13, 2006

Nancy Armor Neeld, 75, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 9, 2006. Nancy was born October 11, 1930 in Dallas, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents: Harry James and Josephine Armor; and husband, Bobby Gene Neeld, whom she married on December 26, 1958. Nancy is survived by her children: Carol Lang and her husband, Bill, of Layton UT; Curtis Neeld and his wife, Jackie, of Roswell, NM, and Terry Neeld of Montrose, CO; one sister: Patsy Ann Goodlett and her husband, Steve, of Dallas, TX; and one brother, James (Jimmy) H. Armor and his wife, Donna, of Plano, TX; grandchildren: Sandy and Billy Lang; Russell and his wife Nicole, Matthew and Bobby Neeld; and Anna Kathryn Neeld; great-grandchildren: Zoey and Simeon Neeld. A special thanks to her caregivers: Katy Marcotte and Kori Garcia, and the care provided by VistaCare Hospice. Nancy loved the sport of tennis. She was a two-time Texas State High School Champion, 1947 - 48; and she earned thirty-four national titles and was ranked #1 in the United States in Womens 40, 45, and 50 singles. Nancy was the first woman and tennis player inducted into the Albuquerque Sports Hall of Fame (1978) and she was also inducted into Texas Tennis Hall of Fame in 2002. Nancy was cremated and a Life Celebration Service will be held in her honor on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Reflections. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777