Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa
OBITUARY - REV. GEORGE V. NEAL, JR.
George V. NEAL, Jr. was born June 21, 1929 to George V. NEAL, Sr. and Mae (HORTON) NEAL in Sarpy County, Nebraska and
passed away January 12, 2009 at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa of Parkinson's and related diseases. He was 79.
He accepted Christ as his Savior on December 14, 1947, and on May 18, 1951 he was ordained as a minister. He married
Marjorie Ann HOYT on September 8, 1951 at the Massena Baptist Church in Massena, Iowa; six children were born to George
and Marjorie. He pastored eight churches from 1951 until he retired from full-time ministry in 2000, including
Community Bible Church in Redding, and Calvary
Baptist Church (now Calvary Bible Church) in Osceola from 1968 through 1992. After retiring, George & Marj moved back to
Osceola from his last church in LaGrange, WY.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two infant brothers; sister, Phoebe; three brothers-in-law; and three nephews.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie of Osceola; son, Jonathan NEAL and wife Miriam of LaHabra, CA; daughters, Joyce NEAL
of Osceola, Jean THOMSON and husband Phil of Nampa, ID, Kathryn REBEC and husband Rob of O'Fallon, MO, Deborah CLIFFORD
and husband Barry of League City, TX; and son, George V. NEAL III and wife Bonnie of Plainwell, MI; 13 grandchildren; 1
granddaughter-in-law; 1 great-grandson; sisters, Mildred PETERSON and Velma DAVIS; along with many cousins, nieces &
nephews; and a host of friends.
Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery, Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2009
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