Funeral services for Farmington, N.M. and longtime Dove Creek, CO resident Albert Leroy Hall were held March 7 in Dove Creek. Interment at Dove Creek Cemetery.
Albert was born November 14, 1915 in Stillwater, OK, the son of Cecil Ezra and Grace Roberta (Hilsabeck) Hall. He passed away at his Farmington home on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the age of 98.
On August 23, 1939 in the Burns Community near Egnar, Colo., Albert married Mary Ann Gullett. They shared 52 years of marriage before her death in 1992.
Albert was a Pentecostal preacher and a member of AA Allen Ministries. He started many churches and was a missionary on the Navajo Reservation. Albert pastored the Full Gospel Revival Center in Dove Creek for many years.
He farmed for most of his life, but enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping in his free time. Albert was known as “Grandpa Hall” to many.
Albert is survived by his children, Larry Hall and wife, Vonda of Dove Creek, CO; Alfred “Freddy” Hall and wife, Nancy of Shiprock, NM; Rosanna Gilbreth and husband, Roy of Monticello, UT; Dora Hill and husband, Jerry of Grand Junction, CO; Tom Hall and wife, Laurie of Ada, OK; Nelda Swatsenbarg of Farmington, NM; and Cecil Hall and wife, Mista of Anderson, MO 21 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, numerous great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Hall; parents, Cecil and Grace Hall; children, Ervin Hall, Myrna Hall, Darell Hall and Cora Hurst; and siblings, Corrine Boyd and Velma Gullett.
The family requests that donations be made to a Hospice of your choice.
Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.