NEWPORT NEWS - Mrs. Dorothy Miffleton Hall, 92, widow of Robert F. Hall Jr., died Dec. 26, 2011.
She was a native of Richmond and had been a Peninsula resident since 1930. She was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Mrs. Hall had been employed with Peninsula Funeral Home, since 1946, as a funeral director and organist. She was a graduate of Newport News High School, Class of 1937, where she was school pianist for four years and was also a graduate of Smithdeal Massey Business College, Richmond, and Newport News Business College. She was the organist at Calvary Baptist Church and Chestnut Avenue Methodist Church for many years. She was a former member of James River Country Club and a former member and secretary of the Peninsula Organist Guild.
Survivors include her son, Robert F. Hall III and daughter-in-law, Brenda Bridges Hall; two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Miffleton Harper of Tarboro, N.C., and Mrs. Nancy Miffleton Barber of Yorktown, Va.; granddaughter, Trisha Hall Pipkin and her husband, Jason; great-grandchildren, Robby, Brendan, Jaylen, Samantha, Brayden, and Victoria; and a sister in-law, Harriet H. Miffleton.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Walter B. Miffleton; granddaughter, Jessica Hall Sickles; and two great-grandchildren, Abbey and Daniel.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28th, at Peninsula Funeral Home. The Rev. Scott Baker will officiate a funeral service at noon Thursday, Dec. 29th, at Peninsula Funeral Home, followed by burial at Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family wishes to thank the staff of The Gardens at Warwick Forest and the caregivers from Visiting Angels. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published by Daily Press from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2011.