The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


July 31, 2012

Mary A. Hall

GALENA, Kan. —

GALENA, Kan. - Mary Alice Hall, age 77, passed away at 8:32 a.m., Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following an illness.

Mary was born Oct.14, 1934, in Galena. Her parents, were Orville and Hazel (Wilson) Wenzel. She had lived in Galena all of her life. She attended Galena High School as a young girl. She worshiped at First Christian Church, Galena. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. Several years ago, she was an active cb radio enthusiast whose handle was Gypsy.

Mary eloped to Arkansas to marry Leonard E Hall on Mar. 22, 1952, he survives.

Additional survivors include one son, Jeff F. Hall and wife, Vicky, Dallas, Texas; one daughter, Linda Brown, Parsons, Kan.; one sister, Millie May Venturella, Baxter Springs, Kan.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Genevieve Wenzel, Betty Jean Ruger, and Jacqua June Ingram.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Hill Crest Cemetery, Galena. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena.

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