Hall, Flois Elaine (Cleveland)

Monday, January 28, 2013
Flois Elaine Hall, 90, a native of Polk County and a resident of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013, in a local healthcare facility. 

She was a lifelong member of Cookson Creek Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, James N. and Viola Miller Hall; and brothers, James N. Hall, Jr., William Cullen and Glen M. Hall. 
Survivors include her sister, Anna Ruth Ward and husband Bill; her nieces, Cynthia W. McKinney and husband Dean and Jan Ledford and husband Cletus; and nephews, David Ward, and Brent Hall and wife Dianne. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 28, with Pastor Floyd Boggess officiating. Interment will follow in Cookson Creek Cemetery concluding with a white dove release ceremony. 
The family requests memorials be made to Cookson Creek Baptist Church. 

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.



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