Elizabeth Hall

Granite City |

Elizabeth Eileen Hall, 89, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2023, at Stearns Nursing and Rehab in Granite City.  She was born December 30, 1933, in Wilderness, Missouri, a daughter of the late Raymond Allen and Agnes Mae (Simpson) Millsap.  She married Edward “Gene” Hall on June 20, 1953, in St. Louis, Missouri, and he passed away on July 17, 2013.   Elizabeth served her beloved students whom she cherished in the Granite City School District until her retirement after many years.  She was a member of Johnson Road Baptist Church in Granite City, volunteered at Gateway Regional Medical Center and enjoyed attending the H.O.P.E. widow’s luncheons.  She had received Illinois Science Teacher of the Years and was instrumental in creating and maintaining the outdoor classroom and butterfly emporium and enjoyed her many summers of helping with Loggerhead Turtle research.  Elizabeth loved her cats and nature and enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers.  She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Susan Hall of Granite City; a daughter, Ronda Anderson of Granite City; daughter-in-law, Kim Hall of Granite City; many grandchildren; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; other extended family and many friends.  In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Kent Hall of Granite City; a brother, Raymond Allen Millsap Jr.; two sisters, Maxine Wheeler and Norma Jean Reynolds and an infant, Baby Millsap.  In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Larry Blankley officiating.  Visitation will also be held at the Wilderness Free Will Baptist Church in Wilderness, Missouri on Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 noon with Reverend Lenny Simpson officiating.  Burial will follow at the Wilderness Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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