Name: James Oliver Neel
From: Unknown Newspaper
Date: October 1923
James Oliver Neel, son of Benjamin and Elizabeth A. Neel was born June 14, 1847, and departed this life September 30, 1923, age 76 years, 3 months and 16 days.
He was married to Emmaline Gholson in the year of 1869. She died September 12, 1905. To this union were born four girls and two boys, namely: Benjamin N., Minnie Lee Monohan, Sarah Ellen Mayberry, Ellerbell Little, John W., and Effie L. Allen.
Sarah Ellen and Minnie preceded him in death.
He was converted in 1904 and joined the General Baptist church at Lick Creek where his membership remains. He leaves to mourn their loss four children, eighteen grandchildren, one brother, G. H. Neel, and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services and interment at Prospect, conducted by Rev. C. M. Prince.