Obituary for Jerrel Dean Saunders (Neal)
Memorial services for Jerrel Dean Neal Saunders, 84, of Grand Saline, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Bartley Funeral Home, with Bro. Jimmy Dickinson, II officiating.
Mrs. Saunders passed away April 28, 2016 in Tyler. She was born January 2, 1932 in Grand Saline to Sidney Johnson and Zora Hudgins Neal. Jerrel Dean worked as a waitress and lived all of her life in Grand Saline. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Pree Saunders; daughter, Laquita Brewer; brother, Kenneth Neal; three sisters, Lorena Marshall, Vertie Stone, and Willie Mae Woods; and granddaughter, Kelley Harris.
Survivors include special niece, Kathy Marshall Boltin and husband Darrell of Terrell; grandson, Ray Harris; nieces, Glenda Joslin of Mesquite, Jo Lynch and husband William of Mesquite, Debbie Gilchrist and husband Billy of Ben Wheeler, Sherry Aulie of Grand Saline, Mary Thacker of New Orleans, LA, and Vickie Franklin and husband Steve of Sanford, NC; nephews, Bobby Woods and wife Charlene of Adkins, Jackie Woods of Lockhart, and Elmer Woods of Ben Wheeler; cousin, Bernice Marrett of Grand Saline; sister-in-law, Dessie Neal of Ben Wheeler; and special friend, Carmel Denton of Grand Saline.
Memorials can be made to Azalea Trails Activity Department.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time.