Barbara Louise Neal

May 13, 1928July 20, 2018

Barbara Louise Neal, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away surrounded by her children and family at home on Friday, July 20, 2018. Born on May 13, 1928 at Manchester, NH, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Amy Louise Smart Havens. Barbara was a member of Fayetteville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing, animals, and loved birds. Her greatest joy was raising her family and spending time with them. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two of her sons, Rodney Powers and Larry Powers. Left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 65 years, Roy Emerson Neal Sr.; son, Arthur (Donna) Powers; daughters, Charlotte (Keith) Holly and Vicki O’Brien; sons: Roy Neal Jr., David Neal, and Ronald (Teresa) Neal; grandchildren: Roy (Stephanie) Neal III, Jennifer Cassidy, Amy (Scott) Bolen, Amanda Neal, Amy (Ryan) Alton, Hannah Neal, Jamie Powers, Lori Powers, Eddie O’Brien, Patrick O’Brien, and Kelly O’Brien; great-grandchildren: Dylan, MaKayla, Calleigh, and Reagan; and great-great grandchild, Ryden Bolen. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Morris Nutter and Rev. Jesse Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral at the funeral home on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Fayetteville Public Library, c/o Samantha Hale-FCPI Director, 531 Summit Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901. For those wishing to express condolences to the Neal family, you may do so by visiting our website at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home will be assisting the Neal family.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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Janette Woodrum

July 25, 2018

Mrs. Neal was a great lady..many years at her home with the kids..Charlotte and I had loans of fun and she always cooked us lunch...your mom..wife..grandmaw..sister..may be gone but not forgotten.....Heaven gained an love and prayers are sent to all the family.

Faith Myers

July 22, 2018

So sorry for your loss will keep you all in our prayers if there is anything we can do for you let us know .we are her neighbor as you start up the hollow
Faith,and Hailey

John Knuckles

July 22, 2018

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May the angels help you in this difficult time.

The Knuckles,
Mary, John and Laura