Name:   Kenneth Riley Neal

From:  Ada Evening News, Ada, Oklahoma
Date:   Sunday, August 3, 2008

ADA - Graveside services for Kenneth Riley Neal, 87, Ada, are 10 am Tuesday at Rosedale Cemetery, Ernie Staggs will officiate. Mr. Neal died Friday, August 1, 2008 at a Sulphur hospital.

He was born June 11, 1921 near Frisco, Oklahoma to Henry and Eva Jennings Neal. He lived in this area all his life and attended Ada schools. He married Minnie Lee Teel on November 21, 1942. She preceded him in death on January 23, 1998. They were married for 56 years. Mr. Neal was employed with Frisco Railroad and later was employed with the City of Ada as the sexton of Rosedale Cemetery. He was employed with the City of Ada from 1958 retiring in 1986. He was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church and served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.

Survivors include two sons, Kenny Neal and wife Eloise, Lawton and Tommy Neal, Ada; two brothers, Robert Neal, Ada, and Don Neal, Amarillo, Texas; one sister, Barbara Huckabee and husband Ed, Sherman, Texas; and a grandson, Kevin Neal and wife Lyna, Lawton. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kendi Kerle Neal, three sisters, Mary Lou Sutton, Wilma Stowe and Faye Ward, and a brother, Charles Neal. Bearers will be Jearl Knighten, John Plumlee, Ernie Staggs, Kevin Neal, Don Neal, and Tommy Neal. Criswell Funeral Home, Ada