Service


Date:

April 28, 2021

Start Time:

1:00 pm

Location:

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

Address:

965 Home Plaza

Waterloo, IA  50701

Arrangements By:

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

Visitation


Date:

April 27, 2021

Start Time:

5:00 to 8:00 pm

Location:

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

Address:

965 Home Plaza

Waterloo, IA  50701

Nisa Desiree Neil

Nisa Desiree Neil was born December 18, 1967 in Keokuk, IA: the daughter of Charles and Doretta (Young) Neil. She attended Columbus and East High Schools, graduating from East in 1986. Nisa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Wartburg. She taught at Logan and Cunningham Schools in Waterloo. Nisa was a Real Estate Agent with Century 21, owned her own business as a Travel Consultant and was also employed as a Retail Sales Consultant with US Cellular.  A varied career in sales matched her competitive and outgoing personality, often earning position of top salesperson.  Nisa competed in cheerleading and gymnastics from a young age, allowing her to travel to the Bahamas and Iceland.  From that, grew her love of traveling and fashion.  She enjoyed all types of fitness, weight lifting, and nutrition.  Nisa was known by her distinguished style, a true fashionista.

Nisa died Monday, April 20, 2021 at her home at the age of 53. She is preceded in death by her father, Charles; a brother, Charles Neil, Jr.; maternal great-grandmother, Deborah Smith; maternal great-grandparents, Oscar and Arnetha Young; paternal grandmother, Louise Brunier Dade and paternal great-grandmother, Josephine Brunier. Nisa is survived by her significant other, Elisha Culpepper of Waterloo; mother, Doretta; a brother Tres Neil of Cedar Rapids; two sisters, Manina (David) Jackson of Austell, GA and Cherie Neil (Matthew O’Connor) of Hudson; nieces and nephews, Ella and Taylor Neil, LaTorya Dial, Lakena Mallory-Neil, Bryson Mallory and Brian Mallory and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 27, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories.

Services will be Wednesday, April 28, at 1:00 pm, at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories.

Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

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