Sylvia Jean (Brannum) Neal, age 80, of Pickett Care and Rehab in Byrdstown, TN passed away on Friday, February 1st at the Pickett Care & Rehab.
Ms. Neal was born June 24th, 1938 in Byrdstown, TN to the late Samuel Coy Brannum and Ada Pauline (Jones) Brannum, She was a member of Smyrna Church, a factory employee in the garment industry, a dedicated homemaker and mother.
Sylvia is survived by (1) Son: Jeff Neal; (1) Daughter: Jo Ann McWhorter; (8) Sisters: Betty Dodson, Joy Lovell, Violet Freel, Teresa Melek, Jenny Gunter, Cathy & Lynn Choate and Vickie Stockton; (3) Brothers: James, Michael & Ernest Brannum; (6) Grandchildren: Matthew McWhorter, Satisha Smith, Brandy Neal, Jason Neal, Dawson Neal & Ashley McWhorter; (12) Great-Grandchildren; (4) Great-Great-Grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Ms. Neal was preceded in death by her Parents: Samuel and Ada Pauline (Jones) Brannum; (1) Brother: Howard Glenn "Ricky" Brannum; (1) Son-In-Law: Max McWhorter; (1) Daughter-In-Law: Laura Neal; (1) Sister-In-Law: Linda Brannum. Also preceded in death by the father of her children, Joe Carson Neal.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday February 5 at 10:00 A.M. from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating with interment to follow in the Smyrna Cemetery.
* The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Brown Funeral Chapel *