Bessie L. Wheat Hall

*Contributed by Joseph W. Hall  Thanks, Joe!

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Bessie L. Hall90, McLeansboro, died at 7:55 a.m. at the Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro.  She was a seamstress at Elder Manufacturing Co. in McLeansboro for 23 years and a Hamilton County school teacher.  She was born in Hamilton County, the daughter of Alex Wheat and the former Lillie Summers.  On March 13, 1931, in Hamilton County, she married John W. Hall, who preceded her in death on November 20, 1968.  She is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Bernice Flint of McLeansboro and Mrs. Kathlyn White of Braidwood.  She was a member of the Church of Christ at Liberty.

From: Felty's Legacy of Kin, Vol. II, p. 1252
Pub: Times-Leader, February 19, 1987
Bessie L. Wheat Hall.  b. 21 Aug 1896 in Ham. Co.; d. 17 Feb 1987; resident of McLeansboro; dau. of Aalex & Llillie Summers Wheat.  Married John W. Hall, 13 Mar 1913, Ham. Co. - d. 20 Nov 1968.  Leaves 2 daus: Mrs. Bernice Flint of McLe., & Mrs. Kathlyn White of Braidwood; 8 grch.; many gr. grch.  2 sons d.; 1 dau. d.; 3 bros. d.  She is interred at Little Springs Cem. 

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