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LaVerne Hall has been promoted to God’s heavenly army and at long
last is able to hold her baby daughter.
was born January 11, 1924 in Victoria, Texas to Floyd Jefferson and
Bertha Rachel McKinzie Holloway. She married George Robert Hall on
July 8, 1944 in Wichita, Kansas. He preceded her in death on May 16,
graduated from high school in Goliad, Texas in 1942.
served in the 2nd
Air Force division of the U.S. Women’s Army Air Corps during World
was a faithful and beloved member of Road to Freedom (formerly Allen
Park) Baptist Church for more than 60 years.
enjoyed baking, reading, sewing, knitting, crocheting, and spending
time with family.
was employed at J. C. Penney, W. T. Grant, Carson Pirie Scott and
Co., and retired from the Galesburg Mental Health Center.
are one sister, Doris Maxine (Joseph) Craig of Texas; five children,
Mareda R. Hopping-Davis of Morton, Illinois, Robert V. (Zoila) Hall
of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Dorothy J. Moats of Galesburg, Asa R.
(Nora) Hall of Temple, Texas, and James E. (Heidi) Hall of
Pleasanton, California; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and
six great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces
and nephews whom she loved dearly.
was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Floyd Jefferson
Holloway, Jr., Gerald E. Holloway, and Asa R. (Holloway) Brizendine;
a sister, Bernice June Smith; an infant daughter, Nancy Ellen Hall;
and a granddaughter, Laura Anne (Hopping) Dawson.
will be 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019 at
Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services
Galesburg Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev.
Tom Rains officiating. Burial with military honors will be in East
Linwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Road to