Ella Lee Neal Hart, 91 of Calvert, Texas went to be with the Lord on Sunday June 1, 2014 after a valiant fight with cancer.
She was born on November 5, 1922 in Jasper Texas to Wesley L. Neal and Daphne Casey Neal. Ella Lee was a graduate of Jasper High school and attended Sam Houston State University. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Calvert for 40 years. She was a gourmet cook who authored a cookbook that many have enjoyed. Ella Lee was passionate about her church doing God's work through missions. She has been actively involved in the Calvert Woman's Club, the Calvert Historical Society, and the Calvert Chamber of Commerce. Ella Lee had a heart for giving and gave tirelessly to her family, church and community.
Ella Lee was preceded in death by her beloved parents.
She is survived by her daughter Daphne Ann Adams, brother Wesley L. Neal Jr. and his wife Joan, and her son-in-love George Allison and his wife Pat. Granddaughters Amy Lee Hawkins and husband Lance, Jennifer Ann Nelson and husband Greg, and Molly Hart Brinkley and husband Michael. Great -grandchildren Kyle Nelson, Steven Nelson and his wife Kristen, Corbett and Colin Davis, Brandon Hawkins, Matthew, Allison Hart, and Jackson Wesley Haffner, Hunter, Hannah and Brooke Ann Brinkley. Great-great granddaughter Elyssa Nicholson. Nieces Nancy Allmon and husband Lynn, Jana Armentrout and husband Herb, along with numerous great nieces and nephews. Her special friend Linda Fleming and husband Zoro .
The family would like to thank Dr. Alan Young and Dr. Erin Fleener for their wonderful care as well as the nursing staff on the oncology unit at St. Joseph Hospital.