Mrs. Donna Lee (Kennedy) Neal, of Monticello, Kentucky passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at The Wayne County Hospital Emergency Room in Monticello, Kentucky having attained the age of 76 years, 5 months and 17 days. She was born in New Castle, Indiana on Friday, June 8, 1945, the daughter of Gilbert Lee and Georgia Katherine (Lee) Kennedy. She was of the Baptist faith, member of Green Hill Baptist Church, member of the Order of The Eastern Star, and was a factory employee for places such as Monticello MFG., Suttons MFG., and Patriots until her retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Bruce Kennedy.
She is survived by her husband, Elmer David Neal, whom she wed on November 25, 1967, of Monticello, Kentucky, sons, Elmer David (& Nancy) Neal Jr. of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Anthony Gilbert (& Sherry) Neal of Monticello, Kentucky, siblings, Mollie Koontz of Monticello, Kentucky, Patsy Perdue of Alpha, Kentucky, Polly (& Mike) Stinson of Monticello, Kentucky, Jerry Ben Kennedy of Windy, Kentucky, grandchildren, Devon Neal, Hannah Jones, Tara Marklin, Sherilyn Slagle, Sheralee Warinner, 8 great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.
The funeral service was conducted on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of New’s Monticello Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Neal officiating. Casket bearers were Jeff Keeton, Darrell Stephenson, Darrell Koontz, Leslie Tucker, Elmer McGuire, Wes Russell. Burial was in the Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello, Kentucky. News-Monticello Funeral Home of Monticello, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of arrangements.