Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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November 19, 2013

Joe Hall

TAZEWELL, Va. — Joe Hall, age 67, of Tazewell, VA, formerly of Belford, KY, died Sunday, November 17, 2013 at his home. He was born June 22, 1946 in McDowell County, WV and was a son of the late Samuel “Spencer” and Bertha Blackburn Hall.

Joe had worked most of his life in the coal mines in and around Belford, KY. He was a man who enjoyed fishing and had a very generous heart. Joe was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Susan Hall Frye; two brothers, Franklin Hall and Leroy Hall.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife, Mary Messer Hall; three daughters, Dana Hall, Deanna Steele and husband, Tim and Donna Steele and husband, Joey all of Belford, KY; three sisters, Hilda Lester of Pineville, WV, Betty Belcher and Dora Lee and husband, Marshall, both of Tazewell, VA; brother, Larry Hall and friend, Shirley Heffernan of Bluefield, VA; the mother of Mr. Hall's daughters, Ella Jane Hall of Belford, KY; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nieces, other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services for Joe Hall will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with Sister Norma Mabe officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Sons-in-law, grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013.

Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Mr. Hall and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at

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