MOUNT VERNON — Barbara “Carole” Hall, 69, of Mount Vernon died Monday morning, May 3, 2010, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
She was born March 12, 1941, in Delaware to the late W. Stanley and Mildred (Thrall) Grove. A graduate of Big Walnut High School in 1959, she was employed as an assembler with Mettler Toledo, where she had worked for over 36 years. As one who loved the outdoors, she enjoyed gardening, as well as collecting teapots and penguins.
A member of United Baptist Church, she was happiest being surrounded by her family, especially her granddaughter whom she considered her pride and joy. Determined and old-fashioned in her ways, she loved to laugh and always looked for humor in life. Both loving and caring, she was described as wonderful. She will be remembered for her laughter and love of family.
She is survived by daughters, Margaret (Tim) Blubaugh and Judy Hall of Mount Vernon; granddaughter, Summer; sister, Bonnie (Dale) Price of Sunbury; nieces, nephews, extended members of the Hall family; and dear canine companion, Nellie.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, Otto in 2007; brother, Jerry Grove in 1964; niece, Teresa Price; nephews, Mike and Jimmy Price; and several members of the Hall family.
Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where service will be Friday at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. S.T. Adkins and James Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.