Gertrude Hall, 88


Gertrude Hall, 88, of Frankford, Del., passed away and went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. She was born on Dec. 5, 1929, daughter of the late James Henry Bailey and Rosie Bailey.

She was a factory worker at Showell Poultry for more than 30 years, until her retirement.

Hall was preceded in death by her late husband, George Hall Jr., and a daughter, Wanda Hall. She leaves three grandchildren, Valerie Conner (and Gary Gibbs) of Frankford, Katara Conner of Berlin, Md., and Deandre Holland of North Carolina; five great-grandchildren, Martesha Conner, Fabian McCray Jr. and his wife, Meghan, Fabrea McCray Conner, Nasir Holden and Jasir Jackson; a sister, Marie Matthews and her husband, Robert; a special friend, Joseph Custis; her favorite nephew, Martin Hall Sr.; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Hall’s life was to be held Dec. 5, 2018, at the Antioch AME Church, Frankford, Del., with burial at Wesley United Methodist Church Cemetery, Clarksville, Del. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.