Mary Magdaline Turner Hall

Mary Magdaline Turner Hall

January 2, 2021, 94, Mount Olive

Mrs. Mary Magdaline Turner Hall, Duplin County native and long-time Mount Olive resident, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Johnston Health in Clayton at the age of 94.

After her marriage to Perry A. Hall, they farmed for a while and then relocated to Mount Olive where they owned and operated Perry Hall’s Grocery for many years. In their retirement years, they would raise and sell produce, including collards and sweet potatoes.

Mrs. Hall had been a member of First Presbyterian Church in Mount Olive for 51 years but had attended for 54 years. There she was heavily involved in the meal preparations for families enduring sickness or sadness. She enjoyed fishing, cooking large meals for family and friends, and spending time with her family that she was so very proud of.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home, and will be officiated by Pastor Jeff Dail, followed by burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends during the hour before the service at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations are asked to be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.

Mrs. Hall was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Perry A. Hall; her parents, Walter Lee and Mattie Jernigan Turner; a great-grandson, Jimmy Walter Hall III; her sister, Frances Turner Davis; and two brothers, Maurice Turner and Limon Turner.

She is survived by her two sons, Jimmy Walter “J. W. ” Hall, Sr. and wife, Ann, of Mount Olive, and Billy Ray Hall and wife, Phyllis, of McGee’s Crossroads area, Angier; a step-daughter, Elaine Hall Pounds and husband, Donnie, of Clayton; grandchildren, Rhonda Hall and friend, Steve, Jimmy Hall, Jr. and friend, Betty Lynn, Tracy Hall and wife, Kendall, all of Seven Springs area, Amy Hall Rabb and husband, Matt, of Greensboro, and Tim Hall of Benson; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Nathan, Joshua, and Jacob Hall, Shelly Lee, Jenny H. Barrow, Jonathan and Justin Rabb; and many nieces and nephews.

A special thanks is extended to Joan Price for her assistance with caring for Mrs. Magdaline.