MURRAYVILLE - Neal Lee Landers, 85, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born on April 18, 1927, in Acworth. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and a retired automotive body tech. He served in the United States Navy for five years from 1945-1950. After retiring as a tech, he worked the last 18 years at Lowes in Gainesville. Mr. Landers was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Lee Cayton Landers; and a son, Douglas Neal Landers.
Survivors include a son, Michael Landers, Murrayville; daughter, Susan Landers Wright, Murrayville; sisters, June Starnes, Lilburn, Marie Powers, Hoschton, and Mary Ann Kenerly, Hoschton; brothers, Alvin Landers and wife Audrey, Columbia, S.C., and Billy Landers and wife Mary of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Amanda Echerd Hornsby, Murrayville, and Steven A. Carmichael, Murrayville; three great- grandchildren, Abby Lee Carmichael, Kailey Marie Carmichael, and Sara Haylee Hornsby and special friend, Edna Dunagan, Gainesville.
Funeral services were held Monday October 29, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Interment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Wilson officiated.
Lawson Funeral Home, Hoschton, was in charge of arrangements.