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Anita Joan Holder Neal

Anita Joan Holder Neal of Sulphur, was born Jan. 3,1933, in the Healdton area, to Ray and Ola (Calvery) Holder. She died May 30, 2022, in Oklahoma City at the age of 89 years, 4 months and 27 days.
Neal lived in the Healdton area, moved to Illinois and back to Oklahoma. She moved to Sulphur during her high school years, where she graduated. Holder worked in banking all her adult life, until her retirement. She was married to Gene Neal in Sulphur on June 8, 1951. Gene preceded her in death Sept. 11, 2020.
She was a member of Crossway Baptist Church since 1972, where she taught Sunday School for many years.
Holder is survived by her sons: Lanny Neal of Oklahoma City and Terry Neal of Sulphur; 7 grandchildren: 7 great-grandchildren; a brother and a sister.
Services were June 6, 2022, at Crossway Baptist Church and officiated by Rev. Bill Leveridge, Terry Neal and family members. Interment followed in Oaklawn Cemetery. Arrangements by DeArman Funeral Home of Sulphur. Online condolences may be sent to

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