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Mary Lee Neal

December 9, 1930 December 16, 2018
Mary Lee Neal
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Obituary for Mary Lee Neal

Mary Lee Neal, 88, of Williamstown, WV, died on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born in Harrisville, WV on December 9, 1930 to Orville Smith and Ellen Hess Smith Campbell.
Mary was a graduate of Harrisville High School in 1948, St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1951 and a graduate of both Parkersburg Community College and Glenville State College.
She was a proud “Lady of the Golden Horseshoe”, which she won in 1944. She served for 4 years as a member of the Williamstown City Council where she started the Tree Committee and was a long time member of the Williamstown Planning Commission. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church, and a member of the former Tomlinson Garden Club for many years.
Mary is survived by her son, Daniel Neal (Nancy) of Nicholasville, KY; a daughter, Julie Ann Delaney of Williamstown, WV and three granddaughters, Rebecca K. Neal (Kevin) of Arlington, VA, Emily Nicole Delaney and Katelyn Elizabeth Delaney of Williamstown, WV. Also surviving are a step brother, Joseph L. Campbell (Sally) of OH, and cousins, Cora Belle Everett (Tom) and Francis Thomas (Florence) all of Ashburn, VA.
On January 2, 2009, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Robert E. “Bob” Neal. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Stella Hess, with whom she made her home as a child; her aunts, Cora K. Hess, Joan Powell, Lila Deem, Nina Ryder, Mildred Thomas; uncle, Glenn Matheny; step father, Denzil Campbell; brother, John Ed Campbell and step brother, Judge Gene Campbell.
Funeral services will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Friday, Dec. 21 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend David Calvert and Reverend Leo Farley officiating. The visitation will be held at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta on Thursday, Dec. 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 22 at 11 a.m. at the Harrisville I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Harrisville, WV. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Williamstown National Bank at 435 Highland Ave. Williamstown, WV 26187 for the new Williamstown Elementary School Playground or the Williamstown Fire Department at 411 W 5th St. Williamstown, WV 26187.
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