Hall, Mable

Written by David Green.

Mable E. Hall, 82, of Angola, Ind., died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Angola.

She was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Munson, Mich., to Donald L. and Elva H. (Whaley) Wallace.

Mable retired from Fayette Tubular in 1987, with more than 20 years of service. She graduated from Fayette High School in 1943. She was a past member of the Fayette American Legion Auxiliary and past member of the Teamsters Local #20 in Toledo, Ohio.

Surviving Mable are two daughters, Carol (and John) Gould of Pleasant Lake, Ind., and Shirley Jo Wagner of Fayette, Ohio; four grandsons, Jerry Lucas and Dalene Mathys of Bryan, Ohio, Eric (and Beth) Lucas of Doha, Qatar, Scott (and Rachel) Wagner of Fayette, and Chad Wagner and Jennifer Williams of Fayette; six great-grandchildren, Morgan, Kayla, Jared, Travis, Tanner and Ellie; one sister, Doris (and Robert) Hall of Fife Lake, Mich.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Lavonna Brawley, and one brother, Paul Wallace.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette.  Visitation is planned from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may make memorial contributions to Fayette Parks and Recreation Department.

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