Born in St. Charles, Ark., daughter of the late Edward and Bertha Cady, she owned and operated Neel's Grocery near Hornersville and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kennett.
Survivors include one son, John "Jerry" Neel, of Belleville, Ill.; one sister, Mary Price, of Hazen, Ark.; sister-in-law, Montie Gunter, of Kennett and three nieces, Jackie Adkerson, of Kennett, Johnnie Killian, of Cardwell, Mo. and Linda Lawrence, of Dexter, Mo.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 5 at the Howard Funeral Home in Leachville, Ark.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Howard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Jansson officiating.
Burial will follow at the Horner Cemetery in Hornersville.
Pallbearers are Bud Rauls, Dr. Brandon Rouse, Glen Rouse, Travis and Grant Galyean and Ted Johnson.