Lois Neal Stephens, age 86, of Pine Knot, Kentucky, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky.
Lois was a retired store clerk having owned and operated Lois Neal Grocery for over 50 years. She was a member of the Davis Hill Church of God and enjoyed being a prayer warrier. She also enjoyed sewing and quilting when she was able.
Born April 26, 1928, in Clearfield, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Sarah (Moses) Smiddy. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister Darlene Ball and four brothers; Garrett Smiddy, Charles Smiddy, Bill Smiddy and Homer Smiddy.
Surviving family include her husband Ledford Stephens of Indiana, her children; Bertis Lee Neal, Elmer Daniel Neal (and Alice), and Patricia Worley (and Michael) all of Pine Knot, a step-daughter Patricia Neal of Indiana, a brother; Ed Smiddy (and JoAnn) of Pine Knot, eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 29, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Shepherd and Bro. Dennis Neal officiating. She will be laid to rest at the T. Chitwood Cemetery in Pine Knot. Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.