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Adams Funeral Home of Ozark
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Tuesday November 16th, 2021

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Mary Hale

Mary Allene (Eddings) Hale, age 98, of Highlandville, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021. She was born July 4, 1923 in Fort Collins, Colorado, the daughter of Henry and Cordia (McDaniel) Eddings. The family moved to Missouri when Allene was 11 years old. She attended a country school and Rogersville High School. She later worked at Obermans Garment Factory where soldier’s uniforms were made. She was 19 when she and Oliver Hale were married on September 30, 1942. They spent the first four years of their marriage in the Air Force stationed in Fort Worth, Texas. They then moved back to Springfield, where Oliver was superintendent for Glenstone Block Company, where he worked until retirement. Oliver passed away on March 2, 1998. Also preceding Allene in death were a sister, Jessie Williams, two brothers, Richard and Rev. James Eddings, a grandson Brent Hale; a great-granddaughter Mary Cowherd, a double nephew, Ronald Eddings, a daughter-in-law Kelly (Pollack) Hale, four sons-in-law Mack Sportsman, Jerry Moore, Dick Johnson, and Joe Crandall. Survivors include: eight children, Darlene Crandall, Leonard “Jody”, Leroy, Carolyn Johnson, Kathy Howard and her husband Chris, Melvin and wife Maria, Lloyd and wife Ericka, and Carl and wife Carolyn, 29 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Allene loved her flowers and always had beautiful gardens. Oliver bought her a quilting machine in 1980 and she made quilts for family and friends. She was still quilting at age 94. Allene was a member of Ozark Mountain Pentecostal Church. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Jon Crum officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery, Rogersville. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Adams Funeral Home - Ozark.

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Our hearts go out to you and your family

Tribute Store Nov 14 2021 12:00 AM

To the family of Aunt Allene, Our deepest condolences to the family. May Jesus bring each of you comfort and peace. Love, Mark & Anita Blouin

Anita Blouin Nov 14 2021 12:00 AM

Forever in our hearts

Tribute Store Nov 14 2021 12:00 AM

Thinking an Praying for you all ..

Renada Tucker Nov 14 2021 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Charles & Debbie Eddings Nov 13 2021 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

Frank and Lisa Edwards Nov 12 2021 12:00 AM

Kathy, Thinking of you and sending prayers of comfort. So sorry for your loss. Simone and Lenny Taylor. Taylor Aire,Inc. Acworth Ga.

Simone and Lenny Taylor Nov 12 2021 12:00 AM

Sending our sincere condolences to the family. May God bless you during this difficult time. Dan, Nancy, Andy & Emily Rasmussen (Uncle, Aunt and cousins of Sarah Worley).

Nancy Nov 11 2021 12:00 AM