HOWE—Funeral services for Dora Nell Hall, 94, of Howe are Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Springhill Baptist Church in Howe with her son Joe Haydon Hall and Bro. David Hardin officiating.
Burial will follow in the Howe Cemetery, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
She was born Oct. 21, 1922 in Cowlington to Redman Marion Brigance and Lou Ada (Taylor) Brigance and went home to be with Jesus Sept. 11, 2017 in Howe.
She was a life-long resident of Howe and was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church in Howe, which she attended regularly until her recent declining health no longer allowed. Dora was an avid reader, which included her daily Bible reading. She enjoyed regularly handwriting letters and sending occasion cards. Dora also loved visiting with her family and friends. She loved her Strong Garrett Snuff and her family in that order. Dora was a loving mom, granny and great granny.
Dora was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Dillard Hall; three sons in law John Ellison, Curtis Faulkenberry, and Bill Weaver; one grandson, Ryan Crouch; and one lifelong friend of the family, Jimmy Dean Oliver.
She is survived by five daughters Patricia Ellison of Monroe, Erma Weaver of Howe, Linda Watts and husband Garland of Howe, Sharon Goodman of Troutdale, Ore. and Mattie Crouch and husband Jim of Monroe; five sons Joe Hayden Hall and wife Linda of Howe, Paul Hall and wife Inez of Howe, Liniel Hall and wife Vicki of Dardanelle, Ark., Samuel Hall and wife Gayle of Howe and Roy Hall of Zoe; one sister, who is 101 years old, Ethel Ponder of Okemah; 20 grandchildren Angela Weaver and husband Wes of Howe, Joey Watts and wife Rochelle of Hontubby, Lisa McKenzie and husband Sam of Monroe, Timothy Watts and wife Stephanie of Howe, Nancy Whitehead and husband Ken of Cameron, Steven Watts and wife Ramona of Fanshawe, Nathan Goodman of Lacenter, Wash., Curtis Paul Faulkenberry and wife Trina of Howe, Endrea Koehlen and husband Jim of McKinney, Texas, Christie Hillebrand and husband Bryan of Howe, Endrea Koehn and husband Jim of McKinney, Texas, Leigh Beams and husband Chad of Monroe, April Terry and husband Bobby of Norman, Russell Hall and wife Lori of Howe, Roy Hall Jr. and wife Gina of Zoe, Randall Hall and wife Paula of Howe, Amanda Horton and husband John of Falfa, Pamela Madsen and husband Robert of Monroe, Keesha Hamilton and husband Josh of Dardanelle, Ark., Samuel Hall and wife Lacy of Howe, and Paula Chitwood and husband Paul of Howe; 51 great grandchildren; and 27 great great grandchildren.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Viewing is Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., with the family visiting with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign Mrs. Hall’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.
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