Obituary for Mrs. Leora J. Hall

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Mrs. Leora J. Hall

July 17, 1922 - April 21, 2019

Leora J. (Hess) Hall, age 96, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, April 21, 2019 at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin. She was a resident of Morgantown.

Leora was born July 17, 1922, in Indianapolis, to her parents, the late Carl V. and Ellen E. (Thomas) Hess. She was a 1940 graduate of Broad Ripple High School.

She married Virgil Hall on March 31, 1956 in Broad Ripple. He preceded her in death on September 25, 2006 after 50 loving years of marriage.

She is survived by her children, Carolyn (Larry) Lloyd of Morgantown and Robert W. (Patti) Hall of Newark, OH; grandchildren, Renee (Bill) McClain of Nashville, Tammy Turpin and Dr. Larry (Kathy) Lloyd, both of Morgantown, Angel Feltner of Martinsville and Roy (Christina) Walters of Cloverdale; brother, Thomas David (Margaret) Hess of Springville; eleven great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren.

Leora started working at a very young age for L.S. Ayers and Co. in Indianapolis during the 1950’s. She later worked 15 years in the Produce Department for the Kroger Company and retired from the Whistle Stop Delicatessen where she worked in Catering for 15 years, providing service to big events in the Indianapolis area, such as the Indy 500.

Leora was a member of the Baptist faith and was a devoted church goer. Leora enjoyed helping others in need and worked as a full time care giver for many members of her family. She enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and tending to her flower and vegetable gardens. She also enjoyed camping and was a member of the Indiana Good Sam Camping Club. Leora could be seen around Morgantown riding her three wheeled bicycle up into her 90’s and was an active volunteer with Caring Hearts in Morgantown.

The Rev. Lee Snider will conduct a funeral service on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Leora to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45205-0301.

Condolences may be made to the Hall family at Information: (812) 597-4670



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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

East Hill Cemetery


, Morgantown, ,

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Born: July 17, 1922
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Condolences for Mrs. Leora J. Hall

Jennifer Reed posted on 4/24/19

Miss Leora you will always be in my ❤ you taught me so much about flowers and loving our families...Jennifer Reed


Dorinda Chapman posted on 4/22/19

I will miss you Leora always in my heart. Love you. Dorinda


Sarah Harrison-McQueen posted on 4/22/19

Fond memories of her from my childhood visits to spend holidays with Carolyn and Larry. Praying for you in this season of grief. Love, Sarah Harrison-McQueen


Gale (Miller) Borders posted on 4/22/19

I am so sorry to read this, I know she will be missed by everyone who knew her, she was a very special lady. Prayers for all of her family, unable to make it from here in Georgia but know my prayers, love & thoughts are with ya'll.


Carrie David posted on 4/22/19

May the family be held in comfort at this time of loss. She was an amazing woman!


Melanie Kershaw posted on 4/22/19

I loved Leora , I met her when I worked at the IGA years ago. She would stop at the deli and we would chat . Whenever I would see her no matter where or when she always had a smile and a hug.