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James Hilton Hall Sr.

Mr. James Hilton Hall Sr. of Atmore, left his earthly body to be present with the Lord in the early morning hours of Sept. 5, 2020.

He was born June 26, 1931 to John Robert Hall and Clydie Brewer Hall.

He was born in Freemanville, and lived all his life on a farm in the area surrounding Atmore.

He married Naomi Stewart on Sept. 5, 1950, and they were blessed with two children, Gayle Hanks (Michael) and James Hilton Hall Jr. (Alice); four grandchildren, Tabitha Frazier (Mason), Cory Hanks (Courtney), Shannon Chisler (Nick) and Justin Hall (Ashley); and several great-grandchildren.

Throughout his years of work, Hilton was employed by A & P, Teledyne Continental and Hendrix Tractor Co. He loved farming and mechanic work, and he enjoyed helping others. He loved to tell many stories about his childhood, his children and his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Naomi Stewart Hall; his wife, Pat James Hall; his sisters, Elizabeth Reid, Ila Fuller, Nola Wise, Jimmie Johnson and Jean Miller; and his brothers, Earl Hall, Ray Hall, Gwinn Hall and Gary Hall.

He is survived by his sister, Joyce Hollingsworth; daughter and son in law, Gayle and Michael Hanks of Atmore; his son and daughter in law, James Hilton Hall Jr. and Alice Hall of Atmore; his grandchildren, Tabitha Frazier (Mason) of Birmingham and their children, Olivia, Anna Beth and Barrett, and Cory Hanks (Courtney) of Auburn and their children, Naomi, Miriam, Olivia and Taylor; Shannon Chisler (Nick) and children, Logan and Lorelei, and Justin (Ashley) and son, Stanley. He loved and was loved by many nieces, nephews and friends.

He made a profession of faith in Christ Jesus in his early 20’s. He loved his church congregation, and he was an active member until recent months when his health prevented him attending. His family members are comforted to know that he is rejoicing with his family and friends who have gone on before him.

Those who are honoring the life of Mr. Hall by serving as pallbearers are his grandsons, Cory Hanks and Justin Hall; his grandsons in law, Mason Frazier and Nick Chisler; and friends, Ross Parham and Jerry Poulsen.

Funeral services were held Sept. 7, 2020 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral with the Rev. James Hill officiating.

Burial followed at the Nokomis Baptist Church Cemetery.

Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.