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Ella Faye Hall
Ella Faye Hall, 74, of R. R. 2, Centralia, died Friday at 11:20 a.m. at St. Mary's Hospital. She was born in Marion County on Sept 24,1922, daughter of Edgar T. and Ilah B. (Frank) Jenkins. She married Floyde J. Hall in St. Charles, Mo., on Jan. 3, 1943. She is survived by her father, Edgar Jenkins of Centralia; her husband, Floyde J. Hall; two daughters, Barbara Kaye Wayer of Bluford and Paula Sue Hufford of Salem; a sister, Susie Mays of Centralia, and three grandchildren. Mrs. Hall was a lifelong Centralia area resident. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, the Wesleyan Service Guild and United Methodist Women. She taught Sunday School for many years. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Luer Funeral Home with Rev. Marshall R. Semingson officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 8 a.m. until the services.
[30 Nov. 1986, Centralia Sentinel - Sub. by Mona Foltz]

Francis T. Hall
Centralia-- Francis T. Hall, 84, of Centralia died at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday at his home. He was born Feb. 3 1933, in Centralia, son of Leonard T. Hall and Ida Pearl (Wooters) Hall. He married Mary Kinsall on Nov. 16 1945, in Centralia, and she survives in Centralia. In addition to his wife, Mr. Hall is survived by three daughters, Sharon Pierjok of Richview, Wanda Hall of Alton and Mona Foltz and husband Daniel of Centralia; six grandchildren, Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Pierjok of Charleston. S. C., Lance Cpl. Phillip Pierjok of Camp Lejune, N. C., Megan Hall- Hayes and Derek Hall, both of Alton, Petty Officer 3rd Class Sabrina Hall of Twenty-Nine, Palms, Calif., and Rachel Foltz of Centralia; a great-grandaughter, Kayla Hall, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Verel Hall, Dwight Hall and Roy Hall; a sister, Vera Ferrari; and a son-in-law, Gary Pierjok. Mr. Hall was a life long resident of Centralia. He had been a longtime employee of Les' Electric Motor Shop and was also employed at Goodale's. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and Centralia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2055 and served as an alderman in Wamac for over 24 years. He served as a Tec 5 Medic in the U. S. Army during World War II and received the Silver Star and Purple Heart. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Boggs Chapel of Styninger-Pacey Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia, with military rites accorded by Centralia VFW Post 2055 and American Legion Post 446. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
[Centralia Sentinel, 7 April 2006 - Sub. by Mona Foltz]

George W. Hall
GEORGE W. HALL OF WAMAC PASSES AWAY
George W. Hall passed away at his home in Wamac at 11:15 p.m. yesterday after an illness of only eight hour from heart trouble. Mr. Hall was a son of Tyre and Mary (Treat) Hall and was born in Wayne county (sic) near Fairfield, Ill., Jan. 4 1855. He was married to Miss Evaline Downen Nov. 15, 1877 at Lynchburg, Ill., and lived in and near Centralia the past 40 years. He is survived by two sons and one daughter, L. T. Hall, G. C. Hall, and Mrs. Rema Rogers, all of Centralia, and 9 grandchildren. One brother, T. R. Hall of Freemont, Neb. Mrs. Hall preceded him Sept. 19, 1926. Funeral services will be held at Gilead Church at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in Gilead Cemetery.
[Centralia Sentinel, 16 Jan. 1933 - Sub. by Mona Foltz

Ida P. Hall
MRS. IDA P. HALL DIES AT HOME HERE; SERVICED THURSDAY
Mrs. Ida P. Hall, 75, of Route 5, died at home yesterday after an extended illness. She was the widow of Leonard T. (Lennie) Hall, who died Sept. 5. She was born in Centralia, the daughter of Jasper S. and Caroline (Wilson) Wooters. She married Mr. Hall Jan. 1, 1908, at Centralia. Mrs. Hall was a member of the Faith Methodist Church. Survivors are five sons, Verle E., Dwight, Roy, Floyd and Francis, all of Centralia; a brother, Parley Wooters of Pueblo, Colo.; 15 granchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p. m. Thursday from the Queen-Boggs Chapel, the Rev. Raymond J. Weiss officiating.Burial will be in the Hillcrest Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p. m. today.
[14 Sep 1960, Centralia Sentinel - Sub by Mona Foltz]

Leonard Hall
Leonard "Doc" Hall, 82, of Centralia died at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 1997, at St Mary's Hospital in Centralia. He was born June 18, 1914, in Centralia, son of Leonard T. and Ida P. (Wooters) Hall. He married Addie A. Bonner Dec. 25, 1938, in Centralia, and she survives in Centralia. Other survivors include one son, John L. Hall of Homestead, Fla.; Two daughters, Patricia L. Jensen of Denver and Nancy Hall of Centralia; Three brothers, Floyde Hall and Francis Hall, both of Centralia, and Roy Hall of Central City; four grandchildren, Angela Hall Brown, Len Hall, Erik Jensen and Kelsey Jensen; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Verel Hall, and one sister, Vera Ferrari. Mr. Hall was a machinist for Centralia Engineering Co. before retiring. He was a lifelong area resident. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pacey Funeral Home in Centralia with the Rev Phil Poe officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to time of Services Wednesday at the funeral home.
[6 Jan 1997, Centralia Sentinel - Sub. by Mona Foltz]

Leonard T. Hall
LEONARD T. HALL DIES AT ST. LOUIS; RITES WEDNESDAY
Leonard T. Hall, 77, of Route 5 died yesterday afternoon at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis after a lengthy illness. He was a machinist at No. 5 Coal Mine from 1910 until his retirement. Although born in Fairfield he spent most of his life in the Centralia area. Mr. Hall was son of George W. and Eveline (Downen) Hall. His wife, the former Miss Ida P. Wooters, survives. They were married in 1908. Mr. Hall was a member of Faith Methodist Church. Other survivors include five sons, Verel, Dwight, Roy, Floyd and Francis, all of Centralia; a brother, Cloyd of San Angelo, Tex; a sister, Mrs. Rena Rogers of Centralia; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday from Queen_Boggs Chapel, the Re. James Nettleton and the Rev. Raymond J. Weiss officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Friend may call after 6 p. m. today at the funeral home
[6 Sept 1960, Centralia Sentinel - Sub. by Mona Foltz]

Mrs. Hall
HALL-- Mrs. Hall aged 68 years, 6 months, 12 days, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Rema Rogers, 914 East Kell St., 12:45 p.m. yesterday. Funeral services will be held at Gilead Church, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Interment in Gilead Cemetery.
[20 Sept 1926, Centralia Sentinel - Sub by Mona Foltz]

Roy Eldon Hall
CENTRAL CITY - Roy Eldon Hall, 82, of Central City, died at 7:45 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 12, 1916, in Centralia, son of Leonard and Ida (Wooters) Hall. He married Helen M. Woolbright on Nov. 20 1943, in Harrisburg and she survives in Central City. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Gary Hall and wife Toni of Central City, a daughter, Carolyn Yoos and husband Stuart of St. Joseph, two brothers, Floyde Hall and Francis Hall and wife Mary, all of Centralia; and two grandchildren, Heidi Sherry and husband Steve of Villa Park and Paul Yoos and wife Martha of Urbana. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister. Mr. Hall was retired. He was a custodian at Central City Grade School for 28 years. He lived all his life in Central City. He was a member of Zion United Church of Shrist and Central City Lions Club. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 20th Armored Division. Services are 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Garnier & Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Alan Mason officating Military rites at the graveside will be accorded by the Centralia V. F. W. and American Legion. Friends may call after noon Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Zion United Church of Christ or to the Central City School Athletic Department and will be accepted at the funeral home.
[14 Sept 1999, Centralia Sentinel - Sub. by Mona Foltz]

Toni Hall
CENTRAL CITY - Toni Hall, 45, of Central City died at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, in Metropolis. She was born on Feb 17, 1957 in Centralia, dauthger of John Robert Haslett Jr. and Peggy (Vaughan) (Haslett) Webber. She married Gary Hall on June 4, 1982 in Marion County and he survives in Central City. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Hall is survived by her mother, Peggy Webber and husband Bradley of Centralia; her grandparents, Evelyn M. Vaughn of Florida and Juanita Thomas and husband of Oakwood; two brothers, Timothy Marrion Haslett Sr. and wife Karen of Caitlin and John Robert Haslett III and wife Rebekah of Wake Forest, N. C.; her mother-in-law, Helen Hall of Central City, a sister-in-law, Carolyn Yoos and husband Stuart of St. Joseph; two uncles, John Roger Haslett of Windsor and Bud Woolbright of Central City; two aunts, D. Marrion McCaskey and husband Larry of Hot Springs, Ark., and Judy Simmons and husband Al of Centralia; two nephews, It
mothy Marrion Haslett Jr. of Patoka and John Robert Haslett IV of Wake forest, N. C.; two nieces, Lindsey Brown of Caitlin and Danielle H. Haslett of Wake Forest, N. C.; five cousins,Ralph Edward Veltman Jr, of Centralia, Linda Kay Veltman of Aurora, Colo., Vicki Smith ond husband Paul of Marquette, Mich., Robert Riley and wife Maurene of Orlando, Fla.;and Fred Powell Jr. of Bostwick, Fla.; and a special friend, Mike Berger. She was preceded in death by her father, John Robert Haslett Jr.; her father-in-law, Roy Hall, grandfathers John Robert Haslett Sr. and Ralph Marrion Vaughan; great-grandparents Herschel and Luch McGunnigle and William W, and Gertrude Powell, Norma Kay Vaughan and Betty Joann Vaughan; and a cousin, Susie Powell. Mrs. Hall was co-owner and operator of The Broadway Tavern in Central City. She lived most of her life in Centralia. She was of the Protestant faith. She was a charter member of the Central City Lioness Club, a member of the United Commercial Travelers and a member of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Garnier & Sons Funeral Home in Centralia with the Rev. Alan D. Mason officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
[8 Nov 2002, Centralia Sentinel - Sub. by Mona Foltz]

Verel E. Hall

Verel E. Hall, 66, of R. R. 5, Centralia, died yesterday at Union County Hospital in Anna following an extended illness. Mr. Hall was born in Centralia, the son of Leonard Truman Hall and Ida Pearl (Wooters) Hall, and lived here his entire life. On July 9 1935, he married Ruby Jarvis. Mr. Hall was employed at Hillcrest Memorial Park and was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church. Survivors are a son, Verel E. Hall Jr. of Salina Kan.; two daughters, Brenda Biggerstaff of Wamac and Sandra Tipsword of Kinmundy; four brothers, Dwight Hall and Francis Hall of Wamac, Roy Hall of Central City and Floyd Hall of Centralia; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Luer Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Reed officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6:30 p.m. tomorrow and on Thursday until the service time.
[8 July 1975, Centralia Sentinel - Sub by Mona Foltz]

Edwin Hensley
Edwin Hensley, 53, Pioneer Marion County Resident, Dies in Water at Kinmudy.
Centralia, ILL, July 31. - Edwin R. Hensley, 53, pioneer resident of Marion county, died of heart failure yesterday while swimming in Kimundy near here. The body was recovered one hour later with no water in the lungs, giving credence to belief that death came before it disappeared. Hensley was a tower man at Kinmundy for a number of years. [The Rock Island Argus and daily union. (Rock Island, Ill.), 31 July 1922]


William Hester, Sr.
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William Hester, Sr., son of James Scot Hester and Ann Hester, was born near Nashville, Ind., March 22,1861, and departed this life June 12, 1932, aged 71y,2m, 26d. He was united in the holy bonds of Matrimony to Rosa B Phipps of Mt Sterling, KY., December 15, 1906, at Indianapolis, Ind, moving immediately, to Alma, IL....(no date)

Melvin Hines
Melvin Hines
, eldest son of John and Meddie Hines, was born near Alma, IL., January 31, 1871, and passed quietly and peacefully into the other life from his home, March 7, 1932, at the age of 61y,1m,7d.  He was  united in marriage to Agnes Ballance on Feburary 10 , 1895, and to this union 9 children were born.....(no date)

Edwin Boring Hopper
Edwin Boring Hopper, son of Irwin I. and Edith Hopper, was born on a farm north of Tonti on Sept. 11, 1896 and died Oct 11, 1933 aged 37 yrs and 1 month.  His father died when he was 2 yrs old and his mother died when he was 10 yrs.old.  At the death of his mother he was adopted and made his home with his uncle and aunt, Mr/Mrs T. H. Boring, who never failed him through all the years of his life.  He was maried to Lucille Hefton on August 15, 1921.    Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Dycus at the M. E. Church, assisted by Rev. Finn of Salem... Interment was made in the Almon Cemetery.

Rosa Huff
Mrs. Rosa Huff
, widow of J. P. Huff, died last Saturday moning at her home in Haines township, aged 63 yrs.  She was a daughter of Mr/Mrs Miles Skinner and had resided in the community where she died practically all of her life.  Mr. Huff died in 1922 .... Funeral services were conducted from the Union Grove M. E. church of which she had been a faithful member for many years......(no date)

Amos Hughitt
Died, st Centralia, Marion county, Illinois, on Sunday, June 25th, 1865, of conjestive fever, Amos Hughitt, aged 52 years.  Mr. Hughitt was formerly one of the proprietors of the Rock Island House, in this city.  He was a resident of Centralia for some years past. [The Evening Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.), 30 June 1865]

William Humphrey
Died In this city, Tuesday A.M., Jan 17, 1865, William Humphrey, son of F. and Elizabeth Humphrey, aged 23 years [Centralia Sentinel, Thursday, January 19, 1865 - Transcribed by K. T.]




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