Michael Vance Neal, 44 of Oneida, passed away December 23, 2013, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, with family at his side.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Vida Thompson Neal Allen; grandmother, Pearl Slaven Thompson (ìNannieî); father, Don Neal; and brother, Ronnie Neal.

A 1987 graduate of Scott High School, he served in the Army National Guard from 1986 to 1995 and left with an honorable discharge; and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church

He is survived by his sisters: Michelle Conlon and husband, Tim, of Atlanta, Ga., and Kathy Rose; brother, Mark Rose; nieces: Kasie Sexton and husband, Stacey, Nicole Thompson, Lisa Gilbert and husband, Vance, Hillary Marcum, Kesse Cross and husband, Greg, and Marca Rose; a host of great-nieces and nephews, cousin Judy Weatherman of Oneida; and many other relatives.

A private graveside service will be conducted December 28, at Marcum Cemetery with Bro. Jeff Davis officiating.

Jones & Son Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.