Ona Irene Neal
1933 – 2010
Ona Neal, 76, of Keokuk, IA, died Sunday, May 16, 2010 at
Lexington Square in Keokuk, IA.
She was born November 21, 1933 in Kahoka, MO the daughter of
Charles and Anna Toops Parsons. She
first was united in marriage to Bill Hall in Keokuk, IA. She later married
Raymond Neal in Quincy, IL. He preceded
her in death.
She had been employed as a bartender at several area bars.
She was a member of New Testament Christian Church in Keokuk,
She loved flowers and grew beautiful violets and Christmas
cactus. She enjoyed watching birds,
baking, cooking and making homemade noodles.
She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
She is survived by four daughters, Carolyn “Cookie” Hall of
Chicago, IL, Judy Wittenburg and her husband Everett of Blue Springs, MO,
Janice Lewis and her husband Chuck of Blue Springs, MO, and Joyce Wittenburg
and her husband Carl of Anamosa, IA, eight grandchildren, nine great
grandchildren, one sister, Etta Leffler of Aviston, IL, one sister-in-law,
Patty Hammel of Keokuk, IA, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the
Sand Cemetery in St. Francisville, MO with Brother Bill Hauser officiating.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the New Testament Christian Church in
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