Patricia Ann Neal, 67, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2011 in a Chattanooga hospital. She was retired from Durken Carpet Mill. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Neal; parents, John and Rena Ellen Peoples Rhodes; and brother, John Rhodes, Jr. She is survived by her children, Victoria Hale and husband, Cecil and Kimberly McCormack and husband, Kevin, all of Benton; three grandchildren; and sister, Anita Burns of Dalton, GA. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 7, 2011 at Brayton Cemetery in Graysville with the Reverend Jerry Herron officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Thursday at Higgins Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Neal family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.