|Charles A. Hall
CHARLES A. HALL IS LAID TO REST IN MOUNT HOPE
Passes Away Thursday Night at the Home of His Daughter
Was Nearly 77 Years Old
|After a lingering illness of several months, Charles A. Hall passed to his eternal reward on Thursday night, June 18, 1931, at the age of 76 years, 11 months and 7 days. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Paul Pockels, where he had been tenderly cared for during his declining health.
Charles Albert Hall was born in Jones county, Iowa, July 11, 1854. With the exception of a ten year residence in Clarinda, his entire life was spent in Jones and Jackson counties.
On February 22, 1876, he was married to Miss Ivah Sarah Howard. To this union were born three children, Harry, Eva and Ruth. Eva died in 1904 and Harry passed away in 1919. Ruth, now Mrs. Ruth Pockels, resides in Maquoketa. Mrs. Hall preceded him in death nineteen years.
Besides the daughter he leaves three grandchildren, Velma Hall of Maquoketa; Maxine Hall Correll of California; and little Pauline Ruth Pockels of Maquoketa; also one great-granddaughter, Shirley Anne Correll of California; one niece, Mrs. Etta Hall Brown of Riverside, Calif., and five nephews, Marco and Hal Walker of Maquoketa; Bert Hall of Onslow; Frank and George Hall of California.
When a young man Mr. Hall was converted and united with the Baptist church. All through his life he retained and ardent belief in things religious. He was known for his kindly consideration for little children, and his friendly attitude toward all whom he met.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:00 o’clock at Buchner’s chapel, Rev. H. H. Dill officiating. Burial was made in the family lot in Mt. Hope cemetery.
Attend Funeral of C. A. Hall Sunday
The following relatives and friends attended the funeral of C. A. Hall on Sunday afternoon: Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hall, Dillon, Bernice and Harold Hall, Mrs. Belle Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Artie Ames, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Bickford, Mr. and Mrs. Ward Hicks, Tom Green, Mrs. Lizzie Orr, Royal Chatterton, Mrs. Agnes Fletcher and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Peck, all of Onslow.
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Wyrick, Mr. and Mrs. A. Lagoni and son Chester of Davenport and Miss Elva M. Becker of Des Moines. Miss Becker remained for a week’s visit with Mrs. Paul Pockels.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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