Lora Murtis BARFIELD[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23]

Female 1918 - 1983


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  • Born  11 Oct 1918  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  31 Dec 1983  Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  West View Cemetery, Augusta, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lora Murtis BARFIELD, a daughter of Susan Frances Boatright and William Leander Barfield, was born on 11 October 1918 in Emanuel County, Georgia. In the 1920 Emanuel County census, she was named as a daughter in her parents' household, but her age was given as unknown. In the 1930 census she was named as a daughter, age 11, in her mother's household. She also was named as a surviving daughter in her mother's 1953 obituary, and as a surviving sister in Ledora Barfield Britt's 1943 obituary, and in James Brinson Barfield's 1967 obituary.

      She married Joseph Otis Neal on 4 August 1938 in Aiken, South Carolina. He was born 17 July 1911 in Richmond County, a son of Pearl Futrelle and Joseph Emory Allen Neal.

      Immediately after their marriage, they resided at 416 Crawford Avenue in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, with Otis? parents, Joseph and Pearl Neal, and his brothers and sisters. They were residing at that address in 1940 and Otis? occupation was listed as a textile worker at J. P. King Manufacturing Company by the City Directory. In 1946 Otis was employed at US Arsenal, in 1947-1948 he was an auto repairman at Arsenal, and in 1949 he was employed at Camp Gordon. He eventually retired as an outboard motor mechanic for Sullivan Marine Company. While Otis? employers changed, he and Lora remained on Crawford Avenue in Augusta for the remainder of their lives.

      They had two children:

      i. Frank Allen NEAL
      ii. Cheryl Ann NEAL

      Lora died 31 December 1983 in Augusta and was buried at West View Cemetery, Augusta.

      Otis died 2 August 1987 also in Augusta and was buried beside Lora.
    Person ID  I715  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  26 Jun 2012 

    Father  William Leander BARFIELD,   b. 5 Jun 1872, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1924, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Frances BOATRIGHT,   b. 2 Nov 1883, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1953, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Dec 1902  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F134  Group Sheet

    Family  Joseph Otis NEAL,   b. 17 Jul 1911, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1987, Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Aug 1938  Aiken, Aiken County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frank Allen NEAL
     2. Cheryl Ann NEAL
    Last Modified  18 Apr 2011 
    Family ID  F645  Group Sheet


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