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Holly Heloice Hall

Holly Heloice Hall, 86, passed away 2:55 a.m. Oct. 23, 2004, 
at Houston Hospice House in Houston, Texas. She was a longtime 
resident of Jacksonville, Ark., and a member of First Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Hall was born July 25, 1918, in Mt. Vernon, a twin daughter of 
the late Clyde E. and Evelyn Jester Adams. She married Lt. Col. 
John C. Hall, deceased, in 1941 and moved to Jacksonville, Ark., in 
1956 upon his B-47 bomber pilot assignment to Strategic Air Command's 
newest base, Little Rock Air Force Base. She was an unsung heroine of 
the cold war, managing single-handedly a household and raising their 
two children, living in numerous states and foreign countries while 
her husband was flying missions. Mrs. Hall received her B.S.E. and M.S.E. 
from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Ark., and was a career 
educator, serving as teacher and principal in the North Little Rock School 

Mrs. Hall was also preceded in death by her twin sister, Helen A. Reynolds 
of Mt. Vernon. 

She is survived by a daughter, Lynn E. Barron and husband Joe T. of Houston, 
Texas; a son, John C. Hall of Lakeway, Texas; a grandson, Jay T. Barron of 
Austin, Texas; a sister, Leslie Ellis of Chester; and a nephew, Richard Benson 
of Nairobi, Kenya, South Africa. 

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery in 
Mt. Vernon. Those attending the services are asked to go directly to the 
cemetery on Wednesday. There will be no public visitation. Memorials may 
be made to Houston Hospice in Houston, Texas, and will be accepted at the 
funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. 
Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey 
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, where you may call 242-3348 for obituary 
information at any time. 

Date: 27 Oct 2004
Source: Register-News  
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman 

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