Phyllis Ann Catoe Neal, age 85, of Kershaw, S.C. was born March 23, 1938, in Kershaw. S.C.
Mrs. Neal passed away on August 18,2023, at MUSC Kershaw Health, - Camden, S.C. surrounded by her family that loved her dearly.
She was the daughter of the late Roy Judson Catoe, Sr. and Alice C. Catoe. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church Kershaw. On October 24, 1959, Phyllis married her high school sweetheart, Bruce Hazel Neal. A lifelong resident of Kershaw, Phyllis retired from Lancaster County School District.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of almost 64 years, Bruce H. Neal and their children, Martha Neal of Columbia, S.C., Darrell Neal (Donna) of Columbia, S.C. and Kevin Neal (Kim) of McDonough, Georgia; six grandchildren, Emily Neal, Madison Neal, Caitlyn Neal, Kennedy Neal, Tyler Cooley (Leah) and Austin Cooley.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in death by her father-in-law, Rev. Roy Neal and mother-in-law, Etta Hammond Neal; brother and sister-in-law, Roy J. “Sonny” Catoe, Jr. (Priscilla) and sister and brother-in-law, Bobbie Jean C. Pardue (Earl, Jr.)
The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service, Monday, August 21, 2023, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall.
A celebration of life service will be held at First Baptist Kershaw, 210 N. Matson St., Kershaw S.C., Monday, August 21, 2023, in the sanctuary beginning at 3:00 P.M. Rev. Jakob Elliott and Rev. Tim Lowery will officiate.
A private family burial will precede the service in Kershaw City Cemetery. Rev. Steve Neal will officiate.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Kershaw, P.O. Box 67, Kershaw S.C. 29067 in memory of Mrs. Neal.
Arrangements are under the care of Baker Funeral Home, Kershaw, S.C.