James Douglas Neal

James Douglas Neal, 90, of Elizabethtown, died July 7, 2019, at his home. He was born in McMinnville, TN, raised in Glasgow, KY, and was a member of Northside Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, and retired from Verizon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elijah Kelton and Geneva Bass Neal; brother, Melvin Edward Neal; and sister, Roberta Holland. He is survived by his wife, Jan Colvin Neal; son, James Kelton Neal of Naples, FL; two daughters, Lois Frances Cavinder (Rod) of Idabel, OK, and Cheryl Vertrees (Eric) of Big Spring, KY; 8 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and continues after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Wednesday, July 10, 2019 starting at 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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