OBITUARY

Mary Jane "Janie" Hall

May 24, 1936January 9, 2021
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Mary Jane "Janie" Henson Hall was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on May 24, 1936.

Janie spent her life pursuing her love of art. She was married to Jack Douglas "Doug" Hall on January 29, 1954 in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Preceded in death by parents Erie Dean Henson and Evelyn Rose (Whittenburg) Henson.

She is survived by Jack Douglas "Doug" Hall; two daughters, Kathryn "Kathy" Louise (Hall) Owens Krueger and spouse Kerry Lee Krueger, and Cynthia "Cindy" Sue (Hall) Powers and spouse William Alan Powers; seven grandchildren, Raymond Homer Owens, Jr., Rachel Anne (Owens) Renicker and spouse Reid Carlton Renicker, Carolyn Kay (Owens) May and spouse Tristan F. May, William Kasee Powers and spouse Carolyn Manning Powers, Jake Douglas Powers, Krysti Joan King and spouse Brad Michael King, and Chelsea Jeanne Justice and spouse Blake Brian Justice; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested to The Bridge Community Church, 7531 E. Parker Rd, Lucas, Texas, 75002.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 17, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, January 18, 2021

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Mary Jane "Janie" Hall

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Joye Kirk Evetts

January 17, 2021

As cousins growing up in the same town, we and our families shared many happy occasions through the years! After Janie moved away from Fort Worth, we still stayed in touch and always exchanged Christmas greetings with messages about our lives. My sympathy to her family. May God's love comfort you at this sad time.

Joye Kirk Evetts, daughter of Glenn and Ruth Kirk

Marian Bickle Pearn

January 16, 2021

My cousin Janie and I were babies together. To all of us she was Mary Jane. Her dad was my mother’s brother. She was such a lovely person, friendly, always helping people, and active in her church and the community. She was a lovely example to all of her children and grandchildren. Always pleasant and gracious. She inspired and encouraged everyone. She painted pictures, taught painting. made quilts, cooked, did volunteer work at the hospital, led Marriage Encounter workshops, did genealogy research, wrote articles for several magazines and wrote several books. With every letter and phone call she said : “Keep in touch.” She was such a gift to all of us, an inspiration to her family.

Jacob Price

January 16, 2021

My wife Janyth and I were friends with the Halls and the Taylor's . for over 67 years. We traveled to Corning, NY, Canada and Alaska. Doug and Joe Paul would switch being the lead RV and we always stayed in the middle. We ate together, camped together and have a lifetime of special memories of all our time spent together. Our thought and prayers are with Doug and Kathy and Cindy and the rest of the family. We love Janie and will miss her friendship.

Janyth Price

January 16, 2021

Janyth and Mary Jane were friends since grade school
In 1953 we met Doug when he went to Senior Prom with Janie. We double dated, went to each other's weddings and have been friends over 67 years. As couples ,and with our children, we have had many good times together. We spent time in Colorado, took RV trips to many locations and had many fun adventures.
Janie was a wonderful friend and will be greatly missed.
Our prayers are with Doug, their girls, Kathy and Cindy and their families.
With Love, Janyth and Jacob Price
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Chris Taylor

January 14, 2021

Mary Jane was like a second mother to me and her husband Doug second father as well and their two daughters Cindy and Cathy as well one of my favorite memories is going and staying with them in Colorado watching George play with his pet rock. Every time they would come over I would come up and hug her because I was so glad to see her such a sweet sweet person don't make them that way no more