Barbara Maurine Neale
Barbara Maurine Neale

December 21, 1925 - February 6, 2019
Born in Coffeyville, KS
Resided in Bowling Green, Kentucky


Barbara Maurine Neale, age 93 died Wednesday February 6, 2019, at the Village Manor Christian Care Center in Bowling Green. The Coffeyville Kansas native was the daughter of the late Joe and Maurine Read and the granddaughter of Hazard Wilson Read founder of H.W. Read’s department stores in Coffeyville Kansas. She is a life-time member of the First United Methodist Church in Coffeyville KS and an Affiliate member of the State Street United Methodist Church in Bowling Green KY. She was preceded in death by her husband Edwin of 70 years and one grandson Joseph Burke Neale. She is survived by three sons, Ed Neale Jr. (Kathy Lou) of Columbia MO, David Neale (Lynda) of Bowling Green KY and John Neale (Nancy) of Arlington TX, a sister JoAnn Mattson of Lafayette CO, five grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A private graveside service is planned at a later date in Coffeyville, KS. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the First United Methodist Church and the Brown Mansion in Coffeyville KS. J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.