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SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bessie Mae Neal, 57, of Sikeston died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis.
She was born Sept. 21, 1946, in Walls, Miss., daughter of Willie Savage Jr. and Mary E. Tate Mitchell.
Neal was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include five sons, Ricky and Rodney Neal of Milwaukee, Wis., Tony Neal of Sikeston, Tebbie Neal of Memphis, Tenn., Tibbie Neal of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters, Charlotte Warren and Patricia Arnold of St. Louis; her mother of Sikeston; a brother, Willie Savage Jr. of Sikeston; two sisters, Mary Wright of Atlanta, Maxine Johnson of Sikeston; numerous stepchildren and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, a son and a grandson.
Friends may call at Williams Funeral Home in Sikeston from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Green Memorial Church of God in Christ, with the Rev. Sylvester Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.