Minnie Opal Neff, age 77 of Big Clifty, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012 at her residence.
She was born October 6, 1934 in Grayson County, Kentucky the daughter of Daniel and Virgie Dennison King.
She is survived by her husband, Henry Neff, of Big Clifty; eight children, Harold Mattingly, of Elizabethtown, Danny Mattingly, of Louisville, Steve Mattingly, of Clarkson, Ronnie Mattingly, of Big Clifty, Gloria Hayes, of Breckinridge County, Sherry Hash, of Leitchfield, Tommy Mattingly, of Big Clifty, and Ralph Mattingly, of Clarkson; three step-children, Chris Neff, of Leitchfield, Billy Neff, of Caneyville, and Joey Neff, of Anneta; one sister, Alberta Gaither, of Leitchfield; 23 grandchildren, 16 step-grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 18 step-great grandchildren.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lewis Mattingly, one daughter, Linda Haydon, three brothers, Bradley, Calvin, and Gene King, and two sisters, Mabel and Emma Ruth.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel, in Leitchfield with Bro. Damon Lashley officiating. Burial was in the Eveleigh Cemetery.