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Sylvia Faye McNeil
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  • American Cancer Society
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston , SC 29406

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“Mom, you are so missed and so loved. You were the backbone of our family. The world is not the same place without you. You were such a truly...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Sean Mcneil - Hanahan, SC

“Sylvia touched our lives with her kind friendship and will live on in our hearts. With Love, ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Steve and Leisa Hartman

“Chris and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mother was a strong woman, and raised strong children. I know you will miss her presence and...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Denise & Hugh Hiott - Chalreston, SC

“To the family,I am so sorry for your loss of Sylvia. She is a very special Niece and I remember her so well but it has been years since I have seen...Read More »
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“Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Keeping your family in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC


Sylvia Poindexter McNeil, 76, of Hanahan, South Carolina, widow of James A McNeil, Jr., entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 11, 2017. Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2017, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the chapel.

Sylvia was born November 23, 1940 in Aberdeen, North Carolina, daughter of Chester Poindexter and Kathleen Lamb Poindexter. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. A woman of many hobbies, she could be found bowling, listening to country music, playing the keyboard and guitar, or restoring antique furniture with the touch of a master. She was also known to be an expert marksman with a wicked sense of humor.

She is survived by her two sons, Chris McNeil and Sean McNeil; two daughters, Wendy Hartman and Tracy McNeil; brother, Johnny Poindexter; five sisters: Patti Willis, Donna Sue Holland, Linda Stidham, Judy Dosher, and Pam Cumbee; granddaughter, Kristin McNeil; and grandson, Stephen Hartman, Jr.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.