Neikirk, Anne J.

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September 10, 1929 - September 4, 2018

Neikirk, Anne J.

Anne was born to Marcell and Niota Williamson on September 10, 1929 in Dallas, Texas and passed away September 4, 2018 in Plano, Texas at 88 with family and friends by her side.

Anne was a native Texan and with a few exceptions lived in Dallas all her life. Anne attended Ursuline Academy and worked several years at the World Trade Center.  Anne married Edwin (DE) Neikirk, August 18, 1951. She was a parishioner of Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.  She was one of the founders of the Lakewood July 4th Parade, which continues as a large parade to this day.  She was active in both the Lakewood and Swiss Avenue historical groups.

Anne is preceded in death by her husband, parents and grandparents.

Anne is survived by her sons Robert, William, Daniel and his wife Michele Neikirk, granddaughter Katie Neikirk, her brother John Williamson and his wife Virginia, as well as other numerous family and friends.

The visitation service will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M., Saturday, September 8, 2018 at ARIA Memorial Chapel.

Following the visitation, the family would like to invite you over to Dan and Michele’s house for a Celebration of Anne’s life.

Maps will be provided at the visitation

If desired in lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

 

 

 

 

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Kathryn

September 09, 2018 4:35PM

We are so sorry for your loss. May the family's cherished memories and our loving Heavenly Father bring comfort and peace at this time.
Romans 15:4


Dolores Rosenberg Rogers

September 07, 2018 12:48PM

Anne and family have filled many places in my life. Her parents and mine were the best of friends almost 100 years ago. Anne, Niota, Mother, and I made several trips together with Anne providing the humor and good times. Mother, Grandpa, and I drove to PA for Anne and Eddie's wedding. Danny served as ring bearer in our wedding almost 60 years ago. Just yesterday, I was polishing the silver tray her parents gave us as a wedding gift, bringing back all those wonderful memories. What wonderful friends through the generations.


Frances Ann Giron

September 07, 2018 11:57AM

Anne was one of my Mother's best, closest friends - Mary Ellen Bendtsen and she was a wonderful and gracious lady. She will be very much missed.


Louise

September 07, 2018 7:10AM

Our loving God hates death; he views it as an enemy. (1 Corinthians 15:26) He has a longing to conquer that enemy, to undo death by means of the resurrection. He yearns to bring back those who are in his memory and to see them live on earth again.​—Job 14:14, 15.


Gary Hogan

September 06, 2018 10:57PM

She was a great friend! I have a story that I can’t share! We had a great time!!! Who got the button necklace??? I loved her!


Melissa Hood

September 06, 2018 9:32PM

My deepest sympathies to you all. Anne was always a joy to be around. Her wonderful sense of humor and dry wit always brought a smile to my face. May precious memories fill your hearts as you remember happy times and think about sweet heavenly reunions she is now experiencing. Prayers for peace and comfort.


Molli-B Morris

September 06, 2018 4:52PM

My sincere condolences to the Neikirk family, Anne was a great friend to me and God Mother to my children Andrew and Sarah Reiman. Wonderful individual with a great lust for life and an outstanding sense of humor. My best memories are times spent with Anne and Carol Piper on the 10th floor of the World Trade Center. May she Rest in Peace as she joins Ed and my Mom in a Heavenly reunion. God Bless You Anne, Until we Meet Again. Love You Always. Molli