Visitation will be held today, Sept. 20, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Arley First Baptist Church, and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday where services will be held at 11 a.m. Brother Roger Houston and Brother Don Graham will officiate. Burial will be in Arley Baptist Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Lovenie D. Neal; son, Idas “Spooky” Neal Jr. and his wife, Betty; daughters, Bonnie Neal Estes and her husband, Buddy, and Tammy Neal East; he was Pa Paw to four grandchildren, Greg Neal and his wife, Cindy, Tonya Neal Lang and her husband, Bob, Amy Neal Ellis and her husband, Rod, and Robert Neal East; and five great-grandchildren, Makenna Lang, Kelton Lang, Ty Neal, Reid Ellis and Annsley Grace Ellis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Etta Fuller Neal and William G. Neal; brothers, Pascal Neal and Russell Neal; sister, Dessie Davis and twin sister, Ida Umphrey.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Meek High School Shared Athletic Account, 6615 County Road 41, Arley, Al 35541 or to Arley First Baptist Church, PO Box 126, Arley, Al 35541
Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.nicholsfuneralhomes.com.
Nichols Funeral Home, Addison; 256-747-6063