Amber Marie Neal

Amber Marie Neal, 33, of Evensville, passed away Thursday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2019. She was born on April 26, 1986, in Dayton.

Amber was preceded in death by her grandparents, Willie Grace Lane, Clyde Lane, Frances Hodge and Charles Coulter.

Amber lived in Dayton all of her life and was a Rhea County High School Class of 2004 graduate. She then earned her certification in dietary management at the University of North Dakota. Amber was the Director of Dietary and Environmental Services at Rhea Medical Center. She loved her patients, enjoyed organizing and assisting in benefits, gardening and flowers, and was very active in the Girl Scouts. Amber was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband of 13 years, Chris Neal, of Evensville; her daughter, Cassidy Alexis Neal, of Evensville; her parents, Troy and Lisa Ann Lane, of Evensville; her brother, Bryan Lane, of Cleveland, Tenn.; her sister, Kayla Lane, of Evensville; her sisters-in-law, Amanda (Brad) Harwood, of Dayton, and Sierra (Ethan) Clark, of Pikeville, Tenn.; her grandparents, Max and Ruth Neal, of Pikeville, Tenn.; her mother-in-law, Lenna “Susie” Grider, of Dayton; her nieces, Megan (Kevin) Vincent, of Dayton, Katelyn Harwood, of Dayton, Brooke (Matt) Morley, of Dayton, and Chloe Clark and Bristol Clark, of Pikeville, Tenn.; her nephew, Nolan Clark, of Pikeville, Tenn.; and her great-nephews, Valor Vincent, Vance Vincent, and Tucker Vincent, of Dayton, and Brantley Defore, of Dayton.

Funeral services for Amber will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Vanderwall Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Jeff Swafford and Dana Gravett officiating. She will be laid to rest in Rhea Memory Gardens followed by a white dove release.

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The family is being cared for by Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, after 4 p.m. Special thank you to Cato’s of Dayton.