Neal, Emma Jean (Rock Spring)

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Emma Jean Neal, 51, Rock Spring, died on Friday, December 13, 2013.  

Mrs. Neal was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and the owner and operator of H&L Cleaners for 25 years.  She enjoyed horses, barrel racing, and spending time with family.  

She was preceded in death by parents Franklin and Roberta Lewis, and brother, Mark Lewis.

Survivors are husband of 16 years, Greg Neal, daughters, Selina Henry, Rossville, Krista (Kenny) Crawford, Chickamauga, brother, Johnny Lewis, Ringgold, sister, Brenda (Hoyt) Lance, Ringgold, two granddaughters, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Gary Lewis officiating.  Interment will be in Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Visit to share words of comfort and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 12-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 16, at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

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