Teresa McNeely Hildebrandt, 61, of Shelby, North Carolina, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Hospice of Wendover, Shelby.
Born in Richmond to Carolyn Farthing McNeely and the late Lynwood McNeely Sr. Teresa was a strong fighter and a loving daughter, wife, and mother who loved to do crafts. She also read her Bible continually.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one brother, Lynwood McNeely Jr., and one sister, Sheila Campbell.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, James “Jimmy” Hildebrandt, of the home; son Matthew Hildebrandt of Shelby; aunts Linda Watlington of South Boston and Billie Foster of Yanceyville, North Carolina; three uncles, Roger Farthing and wife Karen of Havelock, North Carolina, Charlie Farthing of Reidsville, North Carolina, and Richard Farthing of Yanceyville, North Carolina.
Aquamation services provided by Clay-Barnette Funeral Home and Aquamation Center in Shelby.
Online condolences can be made at www.claybarnette.com.