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Barbara Blocker Hall

December 6, 1934 ~ February 23, 2018 (age 83)
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  Barbara Blocker Hall, 83, resident of the Ripley Community, cherished mother, grandmother, great grandmother and beloved wife of the late William L. "Bill" Hall who preceded her in death in 1980, passed away peacefully Friday February 23, 2018 at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley following an extended illness.
  Funeral Services for Mrs. Hall will be at 3 PM Sunday February 25 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home with her son in law, Bro. Robert Buse officiating. Graveside Services are planned for 10 AM Tuesday February 27 at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Walterboro, SC.
  Born December 6, 1934 in Charleston, SC, she was the daughter of the late James Dial and Tillie Mae Pye Blocker. She was a 1953 graduate of the Walterboro High School where she participated as a cheerleader.
  A native of South Carolina, Mrs. Hall moved with her family to Tippah County 43 years ago. A Baptist and homemaker throughout her life she found much pleasure in serving as a babysitter for family as well as friends. A true Southern lady, Mrs. Hall was an avid NASCAR fan , Ole Miss Rebel Football fan and Atlanta Braves fan.
  She will be remembered for her love of lighthouses, knitting, crocheting, music and the outdoors that included the beach and boating . She was devoted to her family and will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.
  Visitation for Mrs. Hall will be at 1 PM until 3 PM today at The Ripley Funeral Home.
  Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Gale Childers (Elmer), Dale Hall (Polly) both of Ripley and Carol Buse (Robert) of Walnut, eight grandchildren, Jaime Whitehead (Chris), Jay Childers (Leigh-Ann), Haylee Smithey (Joseph), Kelly Samples (Chase), Steven Hall, Courtney Jones (DJ), Nolan and Nathan Buse , nine great grandchildren, Caleigh, Caiden, Izzie, Evan, CJ, Oliver, Riggs, Cade and Candon and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews who reside in SC.
  The family request that memorials be directed to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Gideons International, PO Box 4, Ripley , MS 38663, SAFE, INC., 105 Clark Pl. Tupelo, MS 38804 or LeBonheur Childrens Hospital, 848 Adams Ave., Memphis, TN 38103