She was employed at Jack’s Kleen Rite for more than 20 years.
She accepted Christ at a small church in Ooltewah. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ebony Smith; and brother, Chad Smith.
Survivors include her husband, John Neal of Cleveland; four sons: Carrie Neal, Jeron Smith and Zydarius Moore, all of Cleveland and Tony Roach of Philadelphia, Tenn.; four daughters: Karen (Steven) Herman, Angel Roach, and Glanice Roach, all of Philadelphia and Courtney Neal of Cleveland; stepchildren: Johneil Rogers of Chattanooga, Jonathan Smith of Knoxville and Debraill Parks of Georgetown; eight grandchildren; five sisters: Tammie D. Shuford , Cathy Baliles, Lavonda Armstrong and Stephanie (Harvey) Blair, all of Cleveland and Wynette King of California; brothers: Avis (Francine) Moore of Cleveland and Shawn McCroskey of Athens; uncles: Johnny Harrison and Perry Bowerman, both of Cleveland; aunt, Olivia Dyer, Carol Looney, Willie Sue Bradford, Catherine Orine Ball and Naomi Bobbie Moore, all of Cleveland; brother-in-law, Keith Barbie of Cleveland; and many other relatives and friends.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Cleveland with the Rev. Alfred Johnson officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour before the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.
Interment will follow at Fort Hill Cemetery.
The visitation by friends will begin after noon Friday at M.D. Dotson and Sons Funeral Home
Words of comfort may be submitted at www.mddotsonandsons.com