Mary Elizabeth (Saxton) Hall, age 90, of Thurman, Ohio, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Holzer Senior Care in Gallipolis. She was born July 21, 1922, in West Virginia to the late Wilbert and Hattie (Dowell) Saxton. Mary found happiness being a cook for many years at Centerville Elementary School where she retired. She was also clerk of the village for many years, which she took much pride in her work. She enjoyed cooking and canning at home. She was a member of the Thurman United Methodist Church.
She is survived by two grandchildren, Lisa (Shane) Wells of Charlottesville, Virginia, Gene Allen (Stacy) Hall of Oak Hill; sisters, Faye Folden of Orlando, Florida, Anna Mae Perroud of Bidwell; daughter-in-law Judy Hall; great grandchildren, Rian Elisabeth Wells, Luke Andrew Wells, Nathan Allen Hall and Nicholas Lee Hall.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Woodrow Hall; son, Gene E. Hall; and sisters, Margaret Folden and Ruth Forest.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home with Pastor John Rozewicz officiating. Burial will follow in New Zion Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 12-1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Thurman Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2000, Thurman, Ohio 45685.
Online condolences may be sent to www.e-k-lewisfuneral.com.