Joanne Hall, age 77, of Atwater, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 4, 2012.|
She was born September 25, 1935, in Mogadore, Ohio, a daughter of the late Virgil and Orpha (Lacefield) Grady.
Joanne was an active member of the Suffield United Church of Christ. She graduated from East High School and still met regularly with her high school girlfriends.
Joanne enjoyed playing cards and scrabble as well as painting and making crafts. She loved her faithful Jack Russell terrier "Rudy", but most of all, Joanne was devoted to her family. There are many fond memories of Friday night family gatherings at grandma's house for her delicious homemade pizza.
She is survived by her children, Brian (Jayne) Hall of Charleston, W.Va., Randy (Terri) Hall of Stuart, Fla., Michael (Carolyn) Hall of Akron, Wayne (Kim) Hall of Atwater, and Donna (Don) Dawkins of Champion, Ohio; as well as sisters, Midge Dunnington of Akron, Sue Grogan of Green; and brother-in-law, Donald Hall of Akron. Joanne's memory will also be cherished by her 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; special niece, Robin Schiele; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Dale Hall on September 4, 2011; her brothers, Reuben, Virgil, Jim, and Jack; her sisters, Mary, Clara, Betty, Barbara, Elaine, and Phyllis; her grandson, Matthew and granddaughter, Laura.
Friends will be received Monday, October 8, 2012, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Barry Bordenkircher at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Suffield United Church of Christ, 1115 State Route 43, Suffield. Burial will take place on a later date at Atwater Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Suffield United Church of Christ or the
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Oct. 7, 2012