Averna M. O'Neal, 88, of Marshall, died Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Pianist Julie Lewis will play "How Great Thou Art" and "In the Garden." Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Born March 13, 1916, in Grand Pass, she was the daughter of the late Henry Opfer and Minnie Tegtmeyer Opfer. In 1967, she married Joseph O'Neal, who preceded her in death in 1972. She had lived in Saline County most of her life and was a hospital attendant for many years at the Marshall Habilitation Center.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.