Dana O'Neal

Bedford – Dana O’Neal, 80, of Bedford, died at 3:20 pm on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at her residence.

Born July 18, 1938 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of John and Lelah (Harvey) Nikirk. She married Billie O’Neal on January 29, 1960 and he preceded her in death on August 26, 2014. She was a homemaker and a founding member of the Grace Full Gospel Church.

Survivors include children, Terri Sykes and husband, Leon, Brent O’Neal, Paula Johnson and husband, Scott, Stacy O’Neal and wife, Chera; eight grandchildren, Curtis Sykes, Chris Sykes and wife, Deanna, April Dralle and husband, Ryan, Derek O’Neal, Brittany O’Neal, Matthew Johnson and wife, Lisa, Lane O’Neal, and A.J. O’Neal; fourteen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Marshall Nikirk and wife, Betty, Delvin Nikirk and wife, Jeanette; two sisters, Warnetta Kirkman and husband, Junior, Bonnie Noblitt and husband, Chuck; sisters-in-law, Janet Clements and husband, David and their daughter, Tammy, and Sharon Nikirk; a brother-in-law, Joe Roberts; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five sisters, Wilma Henderson, Lois Andis, Ada Buher, Wanda Roberts, and Marjorie Henderson: two brothers, Danny Nikirk and Melvin Nikirk (in infancy).

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 17th at the Grace Full Gospel Church with Pastor Brent O’Neal and Pastor Bruce Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Saturday, March 16th at the Grace Full Gospel Church and from 1:00 pm until the hour of service on Sunday, March 17th at the church. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Grace Full Gospel Church Building Fund. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.