She was born in Cartersville, Nov. 18, 1967, daughter of late Ray Edward Hale and Sarah Frances Floyd Hale. Mrs. Neal was a member of Chief Cornerstone Independent Church of Kingston and had spent several years as a hairstylist. She loved to talk about the Lord and cherished her family and church family. Mrs. Neal enjoyed music and gardening but most of all spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Donald Ray Hale and Fred Randall Hames.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Eugene Neal Jr. of Kingston; two sons, Trey Lee Cowart of Pine Log and Teres London Cowart of Kingston; a step-son, Jason Christopher Neal of Cartersville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Elizabeth and Wesley Baker of Kingston and Pat and Warren Kelley of Kingston; a brother, Melvin Edward "Eddie" Hale of Kingston; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 18, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville, with Rev. Bryan Silvers officiating. Interment will follow in Kingston Cemetery, Kingston.
Pallbearers include Shaun Blackmon, Jacob Kelley, Marty Baker, Mark Dupree, Patrick Hale, and Stetson Hilburn, with Justin Cagle, Perry Duley and Josh Goldman serving as honorary.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at Barton Funeral Home.
R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mrs. Tamera L. Neal.