Volume 53, Number 21

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, May 26, 2016

Obituaries

Dillard Pete Neal
March 24, 1913 - May 28, 2009

BYRDSTOWN--Dillard Pete
Neal, 96, Pickett Care & Rehabilitation
Center, Byrdstown,
passed away May 28,
2009 at Livingston Regional
Hospital. He was a gunsmith.
He was born March 24,
1913 in Pickett County, the
son of Millard and Ida Mae
(Beaty) Neal. He lived most of
his life in
P i c k e t t
County. He
was a veteran
of
WWII that
served in the
Navy. As of
Nov. 11,
2006 he was
honored as
the oldest veteran residing in
Pickett County. He was also
inducted in Pickett Care &
Rehab Hall of Fame in June
2007.
He was preceded in death
by his parents; his wife, Ethel
Mae (Lee) Neal; daughter,
Lucy Nell Baker; sister,
Bertha Neal; six brothers,
Cordell, Hoover, John,
William, Alexander and Carlos
Neal; son-in-law Harold
South.
Surviving relatives include
daughter, Lucille South,
Byrdstown; son, Pete J. Neal,
West Palm Beach, Fl.; sister,
Ruby Cross, Byrdstown; two
brothers, Elzia and Joe Neal,
both of Byrdstown; eight
grandchildren, 11 great
grandchildren, six great great
grandchildren, nieces,
nephews, other family members
and friends.
Funeral services were held
June 1, 2009 at 2 p.m. from
Brown Funeral Chapel with
Bro. Tom Jones and Bro.
Ricky Cross officiating. Burial
was at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jeff
Neal, Dennis South, Ted
Baker, Jerry Corya, Johnnie
Sheckles and Charlie Long.
Honorary pallbearers were
Logan and Linden South and
Brooklyn Smith. Military
graveside services were provided
by the Hull-York DAV.
Brown Funeral Chapel of
Byrdstown was in charge of
the arrangements.
Brown Funeral Chapel 24-Hour
Funeral News 864-3696

TOP STORIES

School’s out for summer - School is officially out for the summer! The students and teachers were enjoying the last day of sch... Keep Reading

Commissioners approve Pickett County Library payoff - The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session on May 16, 2016. Present and presiding was t... Keep Reading

National Trails Day Hike June 4th - Come and join us as we hike the Bunkum Cave trail. We will be making two stops along the way, first ... Keep Reading

Early Daedline for Next Week Edition - Due to Memorial Day holiday the Pickett County Press office will be closed Monday, May 30, the dead... Keep Reading