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Irene Elizabeth Hall, 92, of Ashland, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Irene was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Paintsville, a daughter of the late George W. and Lennie Fields Sloan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Marvin Hall; two brothers, Carl and Bernard Sloan; and a sister, Kathleen Figley.
Irene was a longtime Ashland resident. She was a 1942 graduate of Ashland High School and worked for the War effort during World War II at the former Clayton Lambert munitions plant. She was the oldest living member of Christ United Methodist Church in Ashland. She was an avid fan of Ashland Tomcats and University of Kentucky sports. Irene also loved doing needlepoint and was an excellent seamstress. Most important, was her was family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her daughters, Becky Dunnigan and husband Ronnie of Lexington, Karen Marsh and husband Vic of Ashland; her grandchildren that she adored, Ronnie (Amy) Dunnigan, Beth (David) Parks, Scott (Missy) Marsh, Kim (Jamie) Simons; 11 great- grandchildren; her special caregiver, Renea Blevins; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home - 13th Street Chapel in Ashland with Pastor Michael McAllister officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 2335 Pollard Rd., Ashland, KY 41101 or Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on April 14, 2017
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