Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Neel age 84 of Hope, Arkansas passed away Monday, December 30, 2019 at Wadley Regional in Texarkana, Texas. Mary was born February 10, 1935 in Niangua, MO. Mary was a loving mom and grandmother and will surely be missed by all. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lois Medlock, Paul R. Wantland, and Vista, her husbands Kenneth L. Hamilton, Charles Shofner, and James M. Neel, and a grandson Mark Bell.
She is survived by her sisters Paula Ehrsam and DeAnne Olephant of Missouri, children Connie Lea Harp of Houston, TX, James Donald Hamilton and wife Connie Lynn of Nashville, AR, grandsons Jody Bell and Timothy Carmack of Houston, TX, Joshua Hamilton and wife Kayce and Alex Hamilton of Nashville, AR, great grandchildren, Christa Bell, James Thomas and Ethan Hamilton, extended family members, Bill Shofner of Nashville, AR, Karen Shofner of Little Rock, AR, James (Jim) Neel of Melbourne, FL, Jeff Neel and Pam Garringer of Hope, AR, Mary Ann Salazar of Conway, AR, extended children, grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
Graveside service will be 2:00pm, Monday, January 6, 2020 at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope, Arkansas. Arrangements are with BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie BRAZZEL, Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com