Mr. Odell Hall, 78, of Blountstown, FL, passed away Tuesday afternoon, February 12, 2013, at his home in Blountstown.
Odell was born on December 9, 1934, in Altha, FL, and had lived in Calhoun County all of his life. He, along with his wife, Willease, owned and operated Hall Logging Company for 50 years in Blountstown and worked for Neal Land and Timber Company from 1965 until 2000. Odell was a 1954 graduate of Altha High School and was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Blountstown where he served as secretary and treasurer for 55 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nolan and Hettie Hall; sisters, Maxine Hicks and Rajean Goings; a grandson, Josh Hall; and a great-grandson, Colt O’Bryan.
Survivors include his wife, Willease Hall, of Blountstown; two sons, Troy Hall and his wife, Margaret, of Bristol, and Jessie Hall and his wife, Kathy, of Blountstown; one daughter, Janice Jacobs, and her husband, Kent, of Bristol; one brother, Wendell Hall, and his wife, Pat, of Panama City; one sister, Jeraline McPhee, and her husband, Mike, of Panama City; an aunt, Lottie Barton, of Altha; grandchildren, Jana Presley, Savannah Mercer, Kristy Copeland, Kelly Hall and T.J. Hall; and great-grandchildren, Kai Presley, Caden Mercer, Maison Hall, Owen Presley and Jacob Copeland.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 15, at 10:00 am (CST) at First Assembly of God Church in Blountstown with Reverend Shelton Kindig and Charles Terry officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Altha. The family will receive friends Thursday, February 14, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm CST at Peavy Funeral Home.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).