Nellie June Neal, 81, daughter of John and Nora Mezo Lawson, was born June 13, 1922, at Hazelton. She died March 10, 2004, at her home at Roby. She kept busy raising her children and helping with her grandchildren. She loved to sew and quilt in her spare time. She attended the Roby Baptist Church. Mrs. Neal was preceded in death by her sons, Nealin and Nolan; sisters, Agnes Blankenship, Bertha Peterson, Martha Blankenship, Florence Jackson and Easter Mace; and one brother, Frank Lawson. Surviving are her children, Netha Kmetz of Evening Shade, Neldon Neal of Roby, Nelton Neal of Manchester, Ky., Narson Neal of Lynchburg, Natrila Mace of Rossville, Tenn., Narlin Neal of Plato and Narlene Fletcher and Nynal Neal of Roby; 38 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services were March 13 at the Roby Baptist Church with the Rev. Brock Davis and Nathan Pyatt officiating. Burial was in the Craddock Cemetery under the direction of Fox Funeral Home. “

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