Name: Lawrence O'NEAL 1
Birth: 3 FEB 1901 in Scott Co TN 1
Death: 13 JUL 1989 in Oneida, Scott Co TN 1
Burial: Smith-Forbis Cemetery 1
John Lawrence O'Neal, 88, of Route 3, Oneida, passed away at his home Thursday, July 13, 1989.
Born in Scott County on February 3, 1901, he was the son of the late John F. and Arlena Marcum O'Neal. lie was also preceded in death by his wife, Lona Payne O'Neal; sisters: Edna O'Neal, Pearl Cotton and Nora Ross; brother, Frank O'Neal; half-sister, Mae Thomas; half brothers: Cruse Cecil, Jerome Cecil and Edgar Cecil.
He was a self-employed carpenter and a long-time member of the White Pine United Baptist Church, where he served many years as a Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include three daughters: Orange Smith of Muncie, Ind.; Jewell O'Neal of Oneida; and Wilda Ramsey of Chattanooga two sons: Ira J. O'Neal of Tullahoma, TN; and Johnnie F. O'Neal of Oneida; one brother, James S. O'Neal and one sister, Mattie Cotton, both of Oneida; and nine grandchildren. Many other relatives survive also.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, July 15 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Jones and Son Funeral Home, with Bro. Billy Mitchell find Rev. David Walker officiating. Special music was provided by Paul and Beveryl Chitwood. Burial followed in the Smith-Forbis Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers were Rudalph Colditz, Tobe Phillips, Alvin Krahn, Charles A. Thomas, Ben H. Draughn, Tony Cooper, Carl Kidd and Dr. George Kline.
Jones and Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
- Text: Date of Import: Jul 19, 2000