Alice Raye Neal

Alice Raye Neal, 78, of St. Albans, formerly of Overland Park, Kan., passed away April 9, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston.

She retired from Kansas City Life Insurance Company and was a former employee of The Virginian Theater, Charleston.

Alice moved to Kansas City in 1968 and was a graduate of Charleston High School, class of 1952. She loved classical music and dogs, and was a big fan of the Castle television show.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Raymond Smeltzer and Lenora Ellen Rucker Neal, and sister, Nancy Rule.

Survivors include her sisters, Naomi Joyce Harrison and husband, James, of Goldtown and Ruth A. Boggs and Frances Neal, both of St. Albans. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews who are left to mourn her passing.

Per her wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Her cremains will be interred at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in Almost Heaven Family Cemetery, Harrison Ridge.

The family will accept memorial online condolences at

Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Neal family.

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