Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

April 19, 2013

Reba Sue Cassity Neal

Reba Sue Cassity Neal, 86, of Heritage Oaks Retirement Village in Corsicana, Texas passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

She was born on Jan. 29, 1927, to Augustus (A.G.) Cassity and Lula Jewell Roquemore Cassity in Long Branch in Panola County.

Reba married Edgar Eugene (Gene) Neal, Jr., on Aug. 8, 1953, in Carthage, and they made their home in Marshall, until their move to Corsicana in September of 2004. While a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church in Marshall, Reba served on the Administrative Board and was active in United Methodist Women (UMW). She became a member of the Eureka United Methodist Church in 2006.

She was a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and received her master’s degree from East Texas State University. She taught school for 28 years in Carthage, Aldine, New Boston, Mt. Pleasant, and Marshall. Reba was listed in Leaders of American Education in 1971, was a life member of National Educational Association and Texas Retired Teachers Association.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Cecil, Charles, and Vinson; sisters, Mabel Cassity Pace and Fay Cassity Allison; nephews, Bill Cassity, Reagan Cassity, and Jimmy Cassity.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Neal Wisdom and husband Mike of Eureka; grandsons, David Wisdom and wife Tara of Trophy Club, and Robert Wisdom of Corpus Christi; great-granddaughter, Charlotte Wisdom of Trophy Club; nephews, Cecil A. (Sonny) Cassity, Bobby Cassity, Dr. John Cassity, .Gus Cassity, Joe Allison, Sam Allison, Charlie Allison, Eddie Neal, Carl David Neal, and Dr. Doug Neal; nieces, Jean Allison Bunyard, Patricia Pace Perdue, Marian Cassity Browning, Beth Cassity McClammy, and Nancy Neal Laine; and numerous other friends and relatives.

Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Corley Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Amy Anderson and the Rev. Jerden Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Memorials may be made to Eureka United Methodist Church at 1305 FM 2859, Corsicana, TX 75109.

An online guestbook is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com  and selecting the Reba Sue Neal obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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