LEBANON — Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 18 at Wilson County Funeral Home for Mr. Neal, 75, of Lebanon.
Retired from K.O. Lester and a member of Maple Hill Church of Christ, he died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Quality Care Nursing Home. He served in the Tennessee National Guard for several years and was a farmer.
Services will be conducted by Brother Wayne Miller. Interment will follow in Wilson County Memorial Park.
Survivors include: sons James E. “Jimmy” Neal Jr. and Sidney F. Neal; grandchildren Lance Cpl. Eric Brandon Neal (USMC), Canaan Noelle Neal and ex-daughter-in-law, Delene Fortmeyer Neal Huggins.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Leila Smotherman Neal; parents W.F. Dick and Nettie Haralson Neal; sisters Hollena Lane, Mildred Thompson Patton and Walta Dean Neal.
Pallbearers: Arlee Folmer, Kenneth Holder, Steve Phelan, Don Phelan, Larry Norton and the Rev. Gary Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital or Maple Hill Church of Christ.
Wilson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.