Edna E. Upton Neal, age 82, died Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Providence Benedictine Nursing Center in Mount Angel, OR. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be held Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Ray officiating. Internment will follow at Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at Memorial Funeral Home Saturday, March 20, 2010 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Mrs. Neal was born on Thursday, March 08, 1928 in Columbus, MS to the late Charlie M. and Millie Lollar Upton. She was a member of East End Baptist Church and was employed at Ruth's for many years in alterations. After Ruth's closed, she went to work at McRae's and became a familiar face rotating between the alterations and ladies' perfumes departments. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Clarence Randolph Neal, Sr., who died in 2002. Mrs. Neal is survived by her two sons Tommy Neal (Debbie), Columbus, MS and Randy Neal(Nikki), Salem, OR and one brother Charlie Upton (Katrina), Columbus, MS She is also survived by five grandchildren Chris Neal, Haley Addkison, Leigha Hall, A.J. Neal and Genna Neal and two great grandchildren Sydnee Addkison and Kyly Hall. The Pallbearers will be Bob Gray, Bobby Brewer, Billy Price, Brad Addkison, Gary Moore, and Billy Perkins. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Neal's memory to East End Baptist Church, P.O. Box 8480, Columbus, MS 39705.