Doug Hall passes away (Alpha Class)

Paul Douglas Hall, 81, formerly of Vernon, passed away in Lubbock Friday, February 15, 2013. He was born August 19, 1931 in County Line, Oklahoma to Edward “Fat Daddy” and Florence “Granny” Hall; soon after the family moved to Vernon. Doug, at the time of his death, was a member of South Plains Church of Christ in Lubbock. He served as minister of the Lockett Highway Church of Christ for eighteen years; and previously for congregations in Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, California and Texas. In 1965 he enrolled as a student in the Alpha class of the Bear Valley School of Preaching in Denver and later attended graduate classes at Sunset School of Preaching in Lubbock. Various times of his life he worked for the Post Office. Doug enjoyed life, and dearly loved his Lord, his wife and his family.

He married Helen Brown in Vernon on December 25, 1950, and recently celebrated 62 years of marriage.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister Violet Madison of Phoenix, Arizona; three brothers J.T. of Lubbock, Texas, Edward of Grand Prairie, Texas and Roy Van of Vernon, Texas; one son Andrew of Denver, Colorado; and son-in-law Don Maxey of Lubbock, Texas.

He will be missed by his wife; one sister Cathryne Priest of Kyle, Texas and one brother Herbert and his wife Betty of Midland, Texas; two daughters Paula Maxey of Lubbock, Texas and Keli Stewart and her husband Murray of Kearney, Missouri; two sons Mike and his wife Lynn of Maryville, Tennessee, Timothy and his wife Brenda of Rockwall, Texas; one daughter-in-law Rita of Denver, Colorado; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and countless friends and family all over the world.

Honorary Pallbearers will be his grandchildren: Deone LaFollette of Seymour, Tennessee, Jason Hall of Maryville, Tennessee, Kayla Wimberley of Lubbock, Texas, Cody Hall of Denver, Colorado, Valari Skinness of Louisville, Kentucky, and Brittany Stewart of Kearney, Missouri, and their spouses.

Posted on February 26, 2013 .