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Pat Neal, 75
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Pat Neal, 75, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, was born March 20, 1945 and passed Aug. 22 at her residence following an extended illness.

She was a retired draftsman with Carrier Corporation, a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, and the daughter of the late Robert Douglas and Dorothy Ann Blankenship Tarr Sr.

Mrs. Neal was married Dec. 28, 1962 to James Richard Neal Sr., who preceded her in death in 1980. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brother, Robert Douglas Tarr Jr.

She is survived by children and spouses, Teresa (Dale) Stubblefield of McMinnville, Renee Neal of McMinnville, Dottie (Bobby) Newton of Morrison, and Ritchie Neal of McMinnville, five grandchildren Candace (DeJay) Roland of Morrison, Catherine (Jon) Bryant of McMinnville, Perri Neal of McMinnville, TN, Jake Talbert of McMinnville, TN, and Cheyanne (Eli) Champion of Morrison, five great-grandchildren, Avery Bryant, Lincoln Bryant, Daelyn Roland, Braxton Templeton, and Bretlyn Neal; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Gail (Jimmy) Womack of Kentucky, Alice (Randy) Pendergraph of McMinnville, and Vicki (Mack) Sparkman of McMinnville. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

A funeral service and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in McMinnville. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville. No visitation will be held at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Aug. 23, 2020