Whitesburg KY

Alex Hall succumbs at 85

Funeral services for Alex Leonard Hall, 85, of Sturgis, were held March 25 in Sturgis. Burial was in the Pythian Ridge Cemetery.

A son of the late George and Lorena Hall, he died March 21 at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. He was also preceded in death by a son, Alex Scott Hall, and several brothers and sisters.

He was a member of the Sturgis Church of Christ, and was a Korean War veteran. He was a coal miner for 30 years and retired from Island Creek Coal Company.

Surviving are his wife, Gleeda Frazier Hall; five daughters, Dotty Short and husband Steve, Debby Akerson and husband Jerry, Kim Hall, Beth Tobye and Suzy Lovell and husband Randy; 13 grandchildren, David Short, Jeania Short, Heath Lovell and wife Lori, Wes Lovell and wife Monica, Stephanie Short and fiancé John, Lindsay Kohout, Jarrod Kohout and fiancée Lorena, Stacy Kohout and fiancée Tammy, Matt Morris and wife Pam, David Morris, Paige Tobye, Quinn Tobye and Leuke Lovell; 11 greatgrandchildren; a sister, June Wicker and husband Gene; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Frazier Breeding.

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