Carl Raymond Neal, 49, of Trumann, died Thursday, May 26, 2001, at his home. Born at Hughes, Ark., he was the son of the late Charles Henry Neal and was raised in the Leachville and Monette areas. He had lived much of his life in Jonesboro and had been a Trumann resident for the past year. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Trumann.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanie Abbott, and his stepfather, Roscoe West.
Survivors include his wife, Beth Nelson Neal of Trumann; two step-sons, Eddie Schofield and Jason Rulo, both of Jonesboro; his mother and stepfather, Ethel and Earl Curtis of Monette; a brother, Gary Neal of Lake City; two sisters; Janie Mays and her husband, Robert of Dover, Ark., Charlene Mangrum and her husband, Dwight of Lake City; three grandchildren, Brandi Rulo, Mattie Rulo, and Emily Rulo.
Funeral service was 2 p.m. Sunday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Austin Missey officiating. Burial was in Leachville Cemetery.
The family received visitors Saturday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Guest register is www.howardfuneralservice.com.