Judy Neal

March 3, 1945October 25, 2018
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Judy Neal, 73, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018. She was born on March 3, 1945 in Arjay, KY. She was one of ten children of the late Boyd and Lillie Caldwell Cox of Kettle Island, KY.

She married Ledford Neal, Jr. on March 3, 1962. She loved her family, her Lord, her church family at First Baptist Church of Ossian. She loved volunteering at her churches Bread Ministry every Thursday. She never wavered in her faith. She always saw the good in people and helped as much as she could. She was a homemaker and raised her two daughters. She was a wonderful and loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She enjoyed flowers, gardening and loved quilts.

Surviving family include her husband; children, Wilma (James) Reinig, of Ossian, Sandra (William) Sink of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Nicholas Reinig, of Ossian, Danielle (Chase) Baumgartner, of Austin, TX, Brandon Sink of Fort Wayne, Cole Sink of Fort Wayne; siblings, Virgie (Clarence) Brock, of Pineville, KY, Ella (Elmer) Neal of Knoxville, TN, Pearlie (James) Stewart of Fort Wayne, Myrtle (William) Philpot, of Four Mile, KY, Letcher (Melissa) Cox of Kettle Island, KY, Betty (Andrew) Philpot of Pineville, KY; many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert and Lenice Cox, and sister, Hilla Henson.

Funeral Service will be Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian, with visitation starting at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Ossian, Bread Ministry.


  • First Baptist Church of Ossian, Bread Ministry


  • Visitation Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Final Resting: Oak Lawn Cemetery Sunday, October 28, 2018

Judy Neal

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Diana and Neil Baker

October 28, 2018

Sandra, Bill, Brandon and Cole.

Sorry very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in our thoughts, hearts and prayers.

Debbie Pepper/Halmich

October 27, 2018

Sandra and family im so sorry for your thoughts and prayers are with you

Fred Joyce Sprunger

October 26, 2018

Praying for you all, many cherished memories of Judy and her dear family!

Lenice anthony Cox

October 26, 2018

Will be missed

Sharon TenEyck

October 26, 2018

Forgive me Wilma for mistyping your name; Junior, Wilma and family.

Sharon and Jim TenEyck

October 26, 2018

Junior, Wanda, and family; We are so sorry for your deep loss. As church family, we are deeply saddened too. Praying the Lord hold you closely in His loving arms and give you all the strength and peace you each need at this time. ~Jim and Shar TenEyck