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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Milton Neal

Sunday, July 17, 2005

MOREHOUSE - Milton M. Neal, 93, died July 15, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center.

Born Sept. 21, 1911, in Tennessee, the son of the late William and Lydia Neal, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during World War II and worked at the International Shoe Factory in Sikeston for 42 years until his retirement.

On Aug. 21, 1932, he married Lillian Elberta Barnhill who preceded him in death on Nov. 25, 1993. In August 1999, he married Ruby Propst Nickell who preceded him in death on March 8, 2005.

Survivors include one brother, Lester Colman Merrell Neal of Centralia, Ill., and 23 nieces and nephews.

Seven brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until time for services at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Allen Shriver, pastor of the First Christian Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors.