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Meryl Moore Hall

Mrs. Meryl Hall, loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother finished her earthly race and went home to be with the Lord at the age of 97 on Monday, May 22, 2023, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

Meryl (otherwise known as Nana) was born November 23, 1925 to Edgar Lowell Moore & Mildred Golden Booth Moore. She graduated from Goodlettsville High School in 1944 where she played basketball and was a cheerleader all four years.  She worked at South Central Bell from 1945-1965. She grew up in Goodlettsville and was a member of First Baptist Church in Goodlettsville, where she came to know the Lord and was baptized at the age of 13.  She was also a member of First Baptist Church Madison where she married Aubrey Jackson Hall. They moved to Lebanon and joined First United Methodist Church where she actively served in the sanctuary choir and directed Children’s choirs. After Mr. Halls passing in 1987, she later joined Immanuel Baptist Church where she continued her love for music by singing in the IBC choir and playing piano.  She was known for her quick wit, love for others, giving and compassionate spirit. She loved her family and friends well and loved watching all her grand kids in all their school, college and life events.  She was proceeded in death by her parents, brother, Coach Herschel Lowell Moore and husband Aubrey Jackson Hall.

She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Jackie Hall McDonald and Rusty, grandchildren: Brooke (Chad) Gentry, Morgan Alexis McDonald, Russell Jackson McDonald, Kimberlee Hope McDonald; great grandchildren – Ethan Jackson Gentry, Olivia Elle Gentry; God child – Aubrey Johnson, and sister in law, Matilda McNamara Moore.

Special thanks to Gentiva Hospice, Home health care – Teresa Sudekum, Shanna Tharpe and Tanya Bowker

Visitation will be held Sunday May 28, 2023 from 1-3 P.M. at Immanuel Baptist Church, Lebanon with service immediately following at 3:00 pm with Pastors Rusty McDonald and Jeff Pratt officiating.   Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church choir or AMI Empower for at risk youth.

Active Pallbearers: Rob McDonald, Jack McDonald, Randall Clemons, John Moore, Tom Moore, and Herb Ruck.

Honorary Pallbearers: Chad Gentry, Mary Jo & Johnny Harper, Tom & Marilyn Callis, Jeff & Michelle Burroughs, Bruce Johnson, Randall Hutto, Mark Caruth, Peggy Parkerson, Judy Cox, and Bill Head.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142  www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Meryl defined unique, and in that array of talents she possessed was her open, golden heart. This long life of hers blessed the world.
  2. Del Perry says:
    Beautiful lady! Always sweet & kind. I looked forward to seeing her on her weekly trips to Al’s. May God comfort the family.
  3. Sue Coble says:
    So many happy times spent with Meryl and Jack in their home and on our Friday night outings. A lovely, thoughtful friend who could make a banana pudding that always “tasted like more”. She will be missed.