Willie Lee Neal, age 90, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Saturday, November 27, 2021 at his home.
He was born Feb. 1, 1931 in Dalton, a son of the late George and Eva Wood Neal. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Christine Seay Neal; brothers, Ed Neal and Bud Neal; sisters, Opal Jefferie and Hazel Neal; and sons-in-law, Stoney Grant and Michael Rolen.
He attended Temple Baptist Church.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Teresa Neal, Terry and Connie Neal of Dalton, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Jimmy Millsap of Ellijay, GA, Debra Rolen, Angie Grant, Kim and James Burch all of Dalton, GA; brother, Bobby Neal; sister, Linda Neal of Adel, GA; 14 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 30 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Willie Lee Neal will be held Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Wayne Neal, Reverend Bret Yeager, and Reverend Danny Goss officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery with Brandon Burch, Colby Burch, Josh Grant, Paul Neal. Mikey Rolen and Jeff Lay serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.