James Neal

James Calvin Neal Jr.

Friday April 9, 1926 - Wednesday February 5, 2020
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Marlow: James Calvin Neal, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in Lawton, at the age of 93.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 10, 2020, at the First Baptist Church, with Rev. Ron Maxfield officiating. Burial will follow in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.

James was born Friday, April 9, 1926 in Logan, to James Calvin Sr.and Inez (Pounds) Neal. He had lived in the Marlow since 2000 and had graduated from Darrouzett High School in Texas. He earned a Bachelor's degree from OBU. James married his loving wife, Fern Louise Martin in Beaver, Oklahoma on September 13, 1944; they were married for 75 wonderful years before his passing. James worked in Ministry for more than 50 years in numerous small towns in Oklahoma including Davis at Falls Creek. He was a master carpenter that took great pride in building and remodeling numerous churches in which he pastored in. James loved to piddle around his workshop. He enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting, fishing, and golfing.

Survivors include his wife, Fern Louise Neal of the home, 2 sons, James Calvin Neal III and wife Kathy, of Purcell, Larry Russell Neal and wife Brenda of Ninnekah, a daughter, Anna Neal Russell of Marlow, numerous grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and a brother, Kay Neal and wife Betty of Cleburn, TX.

James was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Frank Russell, 2 great grandson, his parents, and 2 sisters, Vera Vasek, Maxine Nylin.

Pallbearers will be: his grandsons.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Garland Smith Public Library in Marlow or the Ahlzeimers Associations in James's honor.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday February 10, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Monday February 10, 2020 2:00pm
    First Baptist Church
    213 North Broadway
    Marlow, OK 73055
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    Rev. Ron Maxfield
  • Interment

    Marlow Cemetery
    905 North Ash
    Marlow, Oklahoma
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