A memorial service for Mrs. Neal will be held Sunday, June 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Brother Bill Hayes officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 p.m. until the service.
Mrs. Neal, age 82 of Lebanon, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Quality Care in Lebanon.
Born April 19, 1932 in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Eldon and Irene Floyd Tribble. She graduated with honors from Lebanon High School in 1950. She married James Ross Neal on Nov. 10, 1951. She worked for Commerce Union Bank before moving to Milan. She then studied to be a hydroponic engineer, before moving to Saudi Arabia. While there, she grew vegetables for the compound and raised flowers for the King Faisal Hospital. She was a member of the Meadow Lane Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 63 years, James Ross Neal; son, Michael Ross Neal; daughter, Connie Beard; brother, Floyd Tribble; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sam Houston Elementary School or to the American Cancer Society.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.