1907 - 1989 (81 years)
||Downs, Bessie Vanila [1, 2] |
||22 Dec 1907
||Eros, Jackson, Louisiana, USA 
||30 Jan 1989
||Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA 
||Mount Zion Cemetery, Wheeling, Winn, Louisiana, USA 
||30 Jul 2020 |
||Neal, Carl E., b. 6 Oct 1900, Montgomery, Grant Parish, Louisiana, USA , d. 29 Dec 1982, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA (Age 82 years) |
|+||1. Neal, Kenneth Elisha, b. Abt 1940, Montgomery, Grant Parish, Louisiana, USA , d. 22 Jan 2013, Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA (Age ~ 73 years)|
||30 Jul 2020 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 29 Jul 2020.
The Town Talk (Alexandria, Louisiana), 23 Jan 2013, Page 4
Kenneth Elisha Neal
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth E. Neal will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in the Chapel of Rush Funeral Home, Pineville, Louisiana with Reverends Danny Garner, Dustin Cameron and George Carr officiating. Interment will be in Liberty Chapel Cemetery, Williana, Louisiana, under the direction of Rush Funeral Home in Pineville.
Mr. Neal, age 73, of Pineville, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Tioga Manor Nursing Home, Pineville, Louisiana.
He was a native of Montgomery and Dry Prong. He was a member of Fellowship Chapel, Ball, La., and also attended Dry Prong Assembly of God. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Berlin Crisis. He was a retired plumber and barber. He was a devoted and loving husband and father.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Bessie Neal; one brother, Tomas Neal; two sisters, Marie Swilley and Angeio Irvin; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Kilgo.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Dee Looper Neal of Pineville; one son, Kenneth Elisha Neal, Jr. (Dena) of Ball; two daughters, Tena Voorhies (Jimmy) of Kolin and Lesa Kilgo (Jeff) of McLough, Kansas; one brother, Steve Neal (Kathy) of Tioga; one sister, Judy Fontenot of Dry Prong; five grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and thirteen step-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Irvin, Phillip Irvin, Kenny Neal, Preston Mosley, Bill Gregory and Benny Gough
Transcribed by Ted Smith
- [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 29 Jul 2020.
Memorial ID 42027615
Bessie Vanila Downs Neal
Birth 29 Dec 1907
Eros, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 30 Jan 1989 (aged 81)
Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
Mount Zion Cemetery
Wheeling, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
Services for Bessie Vanila Neal will be at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Rush, Pineville, with the Rev. Charles Moore officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Montgomery.
Mrs. Neal, 81, of Alexandria died at 10 p.m. Monday in Rapides General Hospital.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Neal of Pineville and Steve Neal of Tioga; two daughters, Julia Fontenot of Dry Prong and Wanda Irvin of Dickenson, Texas; one brother, Ira Downs of Colfax; one sister, Oleta Bowie of Montgomery; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Published in The Alexandria Daily Town Talk (LA), Wednesday, February 1, 1989
Researched by Ted Smith