Ben Hall

March 6, 1928 ~ October 7, 2019 (age 91)

Ben Hall, 91, of Worden, Illinois, passed away at 5:02 AM on Monday, October 7, 2019 at his residence with his family by his side.  He was born March 6, 1928 in Sparks Hill, Illinois, the son of the late Nicholas & Melvina (Lane) Hall.  He married Leta Steed on March 7, 1946 in Cottage Hills, Illinois & she survives. 


He retired from Laclede Steel in 1980.  He loved hunting & fishing, & was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Worden, Illinois, where he served as a Deacon of the church for 65 years. 


Ben is survived by his wife Leta & three children – Bill (Carolyn) Hall, Barbara Tanksley, & Ginger (Tom) Smith; 5 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren & 6 great great grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 6 siblings. 


Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM on Friday, October 11 at Williamson Funeral Home, 108 W. Henry St., Staunton, IL  62088.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 12 at 10 AM at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton.  Burial in RoseLawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto, Illinois.  Memorials are suggested to New Hope Baptist Church in Worden.   

Donations may be made to:

New Hope Baptist Church
222 Ahrens Ave., Worden IL 62097
Tel: 1-618-459-3260

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