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Clipping hand dated Oct 26, 1980

Emma B. Hall, 92, Dies in Jay Hospital

Portland, Ind. - Emma Brooks Hall, 92, 911 W. Main St., died Sunday evening in Jay County Hospital following an extended illness.

She was the great-granddaughter of John and Mary Brooks, the second white family to settle in Jay County.
Her husband, George Hall, died in April 1951.  The couple operated an abstract and title office in Portland several years.
Mrs. Hall was a member of the Southside Church of Christ.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Rev. Russell Lawson officiating.  Burial will be in Claycomb Cemetery west of Portland.  Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home


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