|Hall V. Francis, 89, of Grantsville, West Virginia, died Monday, August 29, 2005 at Muskingham Valley Nursing and Rehab of Beverly, Ohio.|
He was born December 11, 1915 in Calhoun County, WV to the late Joseph Lee and Clara Burrows Francis. Hall retired from Hope Gas Company and was a Veteran of WWII, the European Theater.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Tressa Wright Francis; three sons, Joseph L. of Parkersburg, Harold of Elizabeth, and Brad and Sandrea of Green River, Wyoming; three daughters, Shirley and David Corbin of Little Hocking, Ohio, Norma Layfield of Vienna, and Linda and Jerry Smith of Mineral Wells; one sister, Gladis Duke of Mogador, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Thelma Francis of Parkersburg and Betty Wright of Reedy; one brother-in-law, Harlo Wright of California; 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Hall was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Isaac N. Layfield, Jr., a daughter-in-law, Renice Whipkey Francis, and three brothers, Glen, Clay and Olle.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, September 1 at Stump Funeral Home Grantsville. Rev. Carroll McCauley will officiate. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.