Mary Darlene Neal, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 29, 2019 at NHC Healthcare Sequatchie with her family and friends by her side.

Darlene was born September 3, 1954 and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed playing softball, camping and listening to music.

She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Neal, mother, Betty Neal, brothers, Bobby Neal and Bill Russell, sisters, Ann Chasteen and Mary Lou Allen and fur baby Dexter.

She is survived by her sisters, Vickie (Neal) Allen and Patti (Neal) Manus, sister-in-law, Linda Russell and a host of treasured nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson (423) 531-3975.