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June 26, 2004

Ethel Lee Neal

ST. LOUIS Services for Ethel Lee Neal will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Clover Valley M.B. Church. Burial will follow at Second Union M.B. Church Cemetery under the direction of Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 until 7 today at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. Sunday until the service at the church.

Family and friends will gather at Clover Valley M.B. Church after the burial.

Miss Neal died Monday, June 21, 2004, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. She was 80.

A former Vicksburg resident, Miss Neal lived in St. Louis. She was a member and mother of China Grove M.B. Church in Vicksburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James “Jim” and Ella C. Taylor; a brother, Elijah Davis; and a sister, Willie B. Neal.

Survivors include two sons, John Neal Jr. of Vicksburg and Elijah Neal of Gary, Ind.; four daughters, Deolia Barnes of St. Louis, Susie Johnson of Joliet, Ill., and Starlean Richardson and Ethel Bowling, both of Gary; three sisters, Annie Lee Taylor and Corine Sanders, both of Vicksburg, and Susie Mae Garden of Gary; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and other relatives, including Willie Stelivan and Christine Thomas, both of Vicksburg.