Geneva Mae Neal

May 5, 1930December 23, 2018

Geneva M. Cutright Neal departed this life and went to be with her Savior on December 23, 2018. She was born on May 5, 1939 in Thayer, WV. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cheslie and Claudie Cutright; four brothers, Cheslie Cutright, Jr., Jack Cutright, Wallace Cutright and George Cutright; three sisters, Nadine Cutright, Jean Lucas and Patricia Holstein; and her husband of 57 years, Bill J. Neal.

Geneva accepted the Lord as her Savior as a teenager and served in various capacities in the churches where she lived. She was a charter member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ripley where she taught Sunday School and served as church treasurer. She was also a member of the Chapel of Christian Faith in Lady Lake, FL. She graduated from Fayetteville High School and later worked for attorneys in Fayetteville and Jackson counties as a legal secretary. She also worked for the Fayette County Board of Education, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and as a realtor while living in Tacoma, WA.

She is survived by her two sons, David Neal, Sr. (Sharon) of Gonzales, LA, and Douglas Neal (Lori) of Mukilteo, WA; two grandchildren, David Neal, Jr. (Katie) and Samantha Neal Carroll (Cody); and two great-grandchildren, Harrison Neal and Malley Carroll.

At Geneva's request, there will be no viewing. There will be a short entombment service at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Mausoleum of Peace in Beckley, WV at 11:00 am, Saturday, January 5, 2019, conducted by Reverend Andy Robinson.

In Geneva's memory, memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Ripley, WV or to the charity of your choice.


  • Entombment Service Saturday, January 5, 2019

Geneva Mae Neal

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