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Florence Louise Neal

Graveside services for Florence Louise Neal, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Neal passed away at 10:08 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 2020, surrounded by family.


She was born December 27, 1930, at Davenport, Iowa, to Willard Livingston and Hannah LaGrange.  On August 9, 1947, she was married at Davenport, Iowa, to Charles William Neal, who preceded her in death on July 22, 2002.  Florence attended Old Tyme Full Gospel Church.  She enjoyed family, sewing, cooking, antique malls and a good chocolate malt.  Florence will be remembered for her strong will, welcoming home and the endless love for her family.


She is survived by one daughter, Christine Tharp and husband, Buck; eleven grandchildren, Jason Adolphson and wife, Katherine, Felicia Adolphson, Eric Adolphson, Jennifer Eytcheson and husband, William, Tamara Bogan and husband, Jeremy, Kyle Adolphson and wife, Anne, Lucas Adolphson and wife, Chelsea, Sean Adolphson and wife, Erica, Quintin Adolphson, Meghan Johnson and husband, Mike and Justin Adolphson; and many great-grandchildren.


Her parents, step-father, Jack Jackson, husband, one daughter, Carol, one son-in-law, Roger Adolphson, two grandchildren, Christopher and Gabriel, and her siblings, Robert, Jackie, Evelyn and Lois, preceded her in death.


Mrs. Neal will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to West Plains Senior Citizens Center and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at