Bidding Farewell Charles Neal ’64, Regional VP of Morehouse Alumni Association

Charles Neal '64

Charles Neal ’64

On April 5, 2014, the sun set on the life of Charles H. Neal.  He was a friend to the Morehouse Alumni Association and faithfully served as Region 5 Vice President.

He was born to the late Charlie James Neal and the late Alice Brown Neal, growing up in Atlanta, Georgia.

Later, he moved to Detroit, Michigan where he met and married Zelda Wigginton. Charles received the B.A. Degree from Morehouse College and the Judris Doctorate Degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, subsequently becoming a member of the Michigan Bar.

He was a member of many civil and community organizations from which he received many awards and honors.

He leaves to celebrate his life his wife, Zelda, two daughters, Kimberly Denise Neal, Cherie Valencia Neal, granddaughter Brooke Lynne, all of Lawrenceville, Georgia, sister Barbara Hicks of Decatur, Georgia and a host of other relatives in Atlanta and Detroit.

His memorial services were Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan.

In lieu of flowers, Mr. Neal requested that donations be made to the local office of the UNCF who recently provided $5,000 to 5 students attending Morehouse from the Detroit area.  Donations are to be sent to:

Barbara Jean Patton
Area Development Director
3031 W. Grand Boulevard, Sute 531
Detroit, MI 48202

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