Nikkee Danielle Neel and her precious son Malachi Ryan “Skyhorse” Zarate of Lubbock, passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022. Family and friends will gather for a visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday February 18, 2022 at Thrive Church. A funeral service celebrating her life will be 11 a.m. Saturday Febuary 19, 2022 at the same location. Nikkee will be laid to rest in the City of Lubbock Cemetery. Nikkee was born to Cynthia Zarate and Josh Neel on August 27, 1994. Nikkee graduated from Estacado High School and went on to join the workforce. Nikkee loved going to Rock concerts and meeting new friends. Nikkee was a down to earth free spirit and loving mother and daughter. Both of these beautiful souls spent every day living in the moment and loved spending time with family. This mother and son were inseparable and were never far from each other. Nikkee is survived by mom Cyndi Zarate of Lubbock; Dad Josh Neel of Lubbock; Brother Joshua Zarate and wife Maria; grandmothers Hope Zarate and husband Pete Hernandez of Lubbock; Ann Glogowski of Brownfield; Aunts Diana Mendoza and husband John Paul Mendoza of Lubbock; Michelle Zarate of Lubbock; Chasy and husband Catarino Arguellez of Brownfield; Uncle Jeremiah Bryant of Lubbock; and several cousins.
Professional service are entrusted to the team of Grace Funeral Care Inc.