February 22, 1932 - December 26, 2013
CROSSVILLE- Mrs. Hattie Neal, 81, of Crossville were held at Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Bilbrey Funeral Home with burial following at the Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Nancy Hattie (McCoy) Neal was born on February 22, 1932. She was the fifth of 13 children born to Charles and Amanda (Smith) McCoy.
For more than 65 years, Mrs. Neal was the devoted wife of Huel S. Neal. She was a loving mother to her four sons, Charles, Gary, Larry, and Mike Neal and her two daughters Linda (Neal) Tabor and Carol (Neal) Carney. She was also a caring mother-in-law to Rhonda (McCurry), Kathy (McCoy), and Lisa (Gallina) Neal, Donnie Tabor, and Lee Carney. Mrs. Neal was a doting grandmother to her 15 grandchildren Keyvan, Ronald, Lewis, Randy, Bethany, John, Devon, and Marissa Neal, Steve Tabor, Valorie (Neal) White, Lori (Neal) Freitag, Tiffany (Tabor) Dyhr, Leslie (Neal) Elmore, and Catherine and Christen Carney. She was also an adoring great-grandmother to her sixteen great-grandchildren Kalel, Morgan, Braden, Alexandria, Conner, Molly, Levi, and Elisha Neal, Neal and Madison White, Roxana and Andrew Tabor, Sienna Howe, and Alyiah, Mandie, and David Sanders.
Mrs. Neal was a member of Plateau Road Baptist Church. In addition to being a beautiful singer, she was also a wonderful cook and an avid gardener.
Surrounded by members of her loving family, Mrs. Neal passed away on Monday, Dec. 23rd. She was preceded in death by her parents, 11 of her siblings and one grandson, Randy Neal.
Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.