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Bobbie Kimble Neal

March 8, 1941 — June 9, 2024

Bobbie Kimble Neal

Bobbie Kimble Neal, a dedicated individual who touched the lives of many, passed away on June 9, 2024. Born on March 8, 1941, Bobbie lived a life full of purpose and passion. She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Nettie Lou Kimble; sister, Dolly Archer (Bill); and brother, William Kimble.

Throughout her career, Bobbie made significant contributions as she worked at First Step for fifteen years and served as an advocate for special needs children at Lake Hamilton School. She was also an integral part of the Garland County Search and Rescue team, displaying her unwavering commitment to helping others in need, as well as playing her part in working for Burnett Truck Lines, and Arkansas Freight.
 
Beyond her professional endeavors, Bobbie found joy in various hobbies and interests. She was an active member of the Women's Auxiliary at the 70 West Fire Department, and had a profound love for riding horses on trails across Arkansas and Oklahoma. These hobbies reflected her adventurous spirit and love for the outdoors.
 
Bobbie will be dearly missed by her surviving family and friends, including her beloved husband of 61 years, James "Buddy" Neal, who she married on November 10, 1963, a testament to their deep connection and love for each other. Bobbie is also survived by her daughters, Teresa Sutton (Berry), and Robin Neal; as well as her grandchildren, Walter White (Ashley), Kyle White (Kelley), and great-granddaughter Kylley White.
 
In remembrance of Bobbie Kimble Neal, let us cherish the memories she created, the lives she touched, and the legacy she leaves behind. May her kindness, dedication, and spirit continue to inspire all those who were fortunate enough to have known her.

Honorary pallbearers will be Maquisha Collins, Le Brian and Shurmekua Holly, of Blest Hands Family Services. Along with Lonna Stevenson, Jennifer, Brandi, Tommy, Crystal, and Robert of Hospice Home Care, as well as Ollie Sutton Fernandez, and Seventy West Doctors Nurses and Staff.
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