Vera Dawne (Durant) Neese, 44, passed from this life August 27, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born December 7, 1976, in McAlester, Oklahoma, to Stephan Durant and Elizabeth Darlene Gregg.
Dawne was a lover of music and you could often catch her doing karaoke. She also enjoyed fishing, baking, singing with Elizabeth and trying to beat Eric in basketball. Dawne was a proud momma. Some of her proudest moments were watching Eric graduate and watching Elizabeth be a mother herself. She was a professional at making smores, and made sure to pass that along to her grandchildren. Above all else, Dawne loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and family.
She is preceded in death by her father: Stephan Durant; mother: Elizabeth Gregg; step-father: Butch Anderson; and uncle: Rafie Anderson.
She is survived by her husband: Louie Neese of Antlers, Oklahoma; son: Eric Neese of Antlers, Oklahoma; Daughter: Elizabeth Hamilton of Antlers, Oklahoma and Jaden Phillips of Antlers, Oklahoma; grandchildren: Madelinn Berry, Jaidence Hamilton, and Majer Hamilton all of Antlers, Oklahoma; brother: Gary Bigelow and wife Gail of Denison, Texas; sister: Michelle Reddick of Waskom, Texas; grandmother: Virginia Hammons of Antlers, Oklahoma; as well as many other family members and a host of friends.
A celebration of life for Dawne will be held 2PM Saturday September 4, 2021 at Serenity Funeral Service.
Services are under the direction of Serenity Funeral Service and cremation services provided by Serenity Cremations in Antlers, Oklahoma.
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