Mrs. Florence Ferby Ford Hall, age 92, passed into the loving arms of her Savior on Friday, May 30th, 2014.
A native of Overton County, Tennessee, Mrs. Hall was born on May 5th, 1922, the daughter of Sam A. and Lora Ford of Love Joy in Overton County and Monterey, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Clarence Hall; a son, Gary Hall; her parents; sisters, Sally Loftis of Tullahoma, and Roxie Hoover of Michigan; and brothers, John Beecher Ford of Gross Point, Michigan, and Bethel Ford of Monterey, Tennessee.
She is survived by her daughter, Dianna Hall Darden (Don) of Tullahoma; two sons, Glenn Hall (Linda) and Tim Hall ( Teri) all of Tullahoma; daughter-in-law, Sharon Hall; eleven grandchildren, Kristy Hall of Memphis, Angela Hall of Nashville, Drew Hall (Brittany) of Tullahoma, Ashleigh Hall of Tullahoma, Andy Hall (Molly), Britany Hall of Tullahoma, Greg Darden (Rosina) of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jack Darden of Franklin, TN, Emily Kerr (Neil), of Russellville, KY, David Darden of Fort Campbell, KY, and Steven Darden of Nashville; five great-grandchildren, Gracie Willingham of Tullahoma, Harrison Kerr of Russellville, KY, Tendi Darden of Fayetteville, NC, and Adriana and Maddox Hall of Tullahoma; five nieces and one nephew.
Mrs. Hall often talked with family and friends about her childhood and youth in Love Joy, her favorite place to live. She had so many memories about her days growing up in this tiny community in Overton County. Mrs. Hall graduated high school from Alpine Academy, where she was a varsity basketball player. She lived in Detroit, Michigan, Algood, Tennessee, and Oak Ridge, Tennessee before moving to Tullahoma in 1963. Mrs. Hall was a long time and faithful member of Grace Baptist Church in Tullahoma.
She and her son, Gary, owned H&H Health Foods in Northgate Mall, which she operated and managed for thirty-three years.
Family will receive friends at Kilgore Funeral Home in Tullahoma on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 pm with the funeral service immediately following visitation. The Reverend David Wall, Pastor of Unity Baptist Church, will officiate.
Interment will be in Welch Memorial Cemetery in Monterey, Tennessee.