Karen Lanelle McNeal, 54, of Ft Walton Beach Florida, was born August 27, 1967 in Fontana, California and passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 8, 2021, following a valiant fight with Covid19. Karen was a long-time resident of Yuba City, California. She moved to the Fort Walton beach area in 1996 with her family. Karen had a long successful career in office management.
Karen is survived by two children; daughter, Kristen Boals; son, Andrew McNeal; three grandchildren, Audrianna Boals, Brayden Boals and Ashtyn McNeal; three brothers, Doug Minser, Glen Minser, Brian Minser, and her ex-husband and friend, Kevin McNeal. Karen was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Cooper and her mother, Onita “Kitty” Howell.
Karen was a ferociously dedicated mother and grandmother. She would tirelessly stop at nothing to provide every available opportunity to her family. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
A celebration of life ceremony will be held on October 9, 2021. Location and time is still to be determined.