Jimmie Hale Jr.

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Mr. Jimmie Hale Jr., 93, of Parker’s Crossroads passed away 
unexpectedly on Thursday August 8.
Funeral services were conducted 2 P.M. Sunday August 11, at 
Clarksburg Missionary Baptist Church. Interment followed in Parker’s 
Crossroads Cemetery. Brother Randall Woods,  Brother Phillip Halter and 
Brother Jeff Simmons officiated.
Mr. Hale was born May 26, 1926 in Yuma to the late James 
Homer Hale of Carden Bottom, Yell County Arkansas, a blacksmith and 
farmer, and Bertha Lee McArthur of Westport. 
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Joy Hale who passed 
away February 25, 2015; three brothers Arvie (Anita), Ozlee (Audrey), 
Freamon (Billie) and one sister Artie Todd (Vester).
Mr. Hale was drafted at 18, left home in senior year of high school and 
served in US Army WWII European Theater in various countries and was a 
T4 Sergeant with 341st Quartermaster Depot  Company; attended several 
colleges for courses and training: West TN Business College, Jackson, Bethel College, McKenzie, Austin Peay State 
University, Clarksville, State Technical Institute, Memphis; Worked as an Electrician at Chrysler Corp. in Dayton, Ohio, 
Teller and Bookkeeper at Farmers Bank in Parsons, retired 
from Tennessee Valley Authority as an Administrative Services Supervisor 
with 37 years of company service for New Johnsonville, Allen and 
Cumberland City Fossil Plants.
  He was raised as a devoted Old Time Missionary Baptist and remained an 
active member his entire life becoming an ordained minister in his later 
years;  enjoyed working outdoors farming and gardening. He was also an 
avid deer hunter and enjoying hunting for relics and collecting 
antiques; He never met a stranger and very much enjoyed socializing with 
his family, friends and new acquaintances.
Mr. Hale is survived by his children Roy Steven Hale (Nancy) of 
Hernando, Mississippi, Joseph Martin Hale (Regina) of Parker’s 
Crossroads, and Rebecca Jean Williams of Trezevant, ; 
grandchildren Jesse Williams, Steven Williams, Callie Hale, Carrie Hull 
and Jacob Plunk and his sister-in-law Anita Hale of McKenzie.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements 731-986-8281.

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