Emmo Jean Neal Wallace of Smithville died Saturday at NHC. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of Smithville Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Grady Neal; her second husband, Bill Wallace; parents, Ben and Sophie Jones; and sister, Helen Mayo.
Survivors include four sons, David and wife Gloria Neal of McMinnville, Danny Neal of Smithville, Kenneth and wife Jeanette Neal of Smithville, and Jimmy and wife Carol Neal of Smithville; four daughters, Nina and husband Luther Lawrence of Smithville, Donna Kay and husband Donnie Knowles of Smithville, Betty and husband Glenn Byford of McMinnville, and Diane and husband Danny Evans of Short Mountain; 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Winston and wife Nellie Jones of McMinnville; two sisters, Dean Edge of Smithville and Nell and husband Gordon Hennessee of McMinnville, and special step-grandson, Ricky Wallace of Tucson, Ariz.
The funeral was held Monday at Smithville Church of God with Donnie Kelly and Jeff Armstrong officiating. Burial followed at Keith Cemetery. In addition to flowers, the family has asked donations be made to the Smithville Church of God building fund.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 7, 2012