Jewel Neel

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Jewel Imogene Neel, 82, of Paragould, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Cassie Hamilton Underwood and had been a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. She was the widow of Cecil Neel and a member of New Providence Baptist Church in the Buckeye Community near Leachville.

Survivors include two sons, Tommy Neel, of Paragould and Allan Neel and wife Gina of Kennett, Mo.; a daughter, Linda Hutchison, and husband Jerry of Paragould; a sister, Mavis Neel of Sodus, Mich.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville. Burial was in the Box Elder Cemetery.

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