Tina Lou Kruse, 62 of Taylorville, passed away at 2:06pm on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 4, 1959 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of William Neeley Sr. and Juanita (Lyons) Neeley. Tina loved dogs and had many special ones throughout the years including her lab Kodi, and currently her terrier Tinker.


She is survived be her son: Sione Neeley of Taylorville; granddaughters: Kiera Neeley and Leah Weichert both of Stonington; siblings: Leilani Brewner (Howie) of Decatur. William Neeley Jr. (Carol) of Decatur, and Zelda Sears (Scott) of Effingham; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter: Jessica Lynn Neeley; and brother: Robert Mark Neeley.


Tina will be cremated, and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Tina, or condolences to her family, may be shared online at




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