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2011-06-09 / Obituaries

Mary “Allyne” Hall

July 16, 1922 - May 31, 2011

Allyne died on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the home of her daughter, Dorothy Humphrey, in Austin, Texas. She was born on July 16, 1922 in Navarro County, Texas.

Allyne spent almost fifty years of her life on the family farm between the Knobbs and Blue communities in Lee County, Texas, where she and Jasper, her husband of 46 years, reared their five children. She was a good cook and famous for her Red Devil’s Food Cake. Her days were spent cooking, gardening, canning the vegetables and fruit that she grew, sewing, washing and ironing her family’s clothes, quilting and growing flowers in her yard. She was a hard worker and instilled that work ethic in each of her children. Her children are thankful that she reared them as Christians and taught them Christian values, integrity, personal responsibility and how to keep things going even in tough times. She loved spending time with her family and visiting with friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Hardin Hall, her parents, Hilliard Wesley & Bertha Dora Byrum Farmer; four brothers, Gus Newton Farmer, Milton Wesley “Bunch” Farmer, Aubrey Ray Farmer and Louis Myles Farmer Sr.; two sisters, Velma Lee Smith and Laura Alice Brooks and Allyne is survived by one sister, Jesse Opal Beard of Lexington; one sister-in-law, Vera Berry of San Antonio; five children and their spouses, Dorothy & Von Humphrey of Austin, Wilbur “Bubba” & Ann Rogers of Mauriceville, Linda & David Bennett of Allen, Kenneth & Patsy Hall of Lexington and Joan & Wayne Honeycutt of Plano; thirteen grandchildren, Donna & Rodney Matthews, Barbara & Tom Baca, William & Joan Rogers, Robert Rogers, Kevin Rogers, Rita & Paul Callier, Wilbur “Little Bubba” Rogers Jr., Rhonda Bennett, Anthony “ Tony” & Jayme Bennett, Greg & Heidi Bennett, Jason Hall, Tina & Russell Biehle and Eric Honeycutt; nineteen great grandchildren, Kolton Matthews, Kelsie Matthews, Michael Baca, Matthew Baca, Heather Rogers, Lauren Rogers, Katelyn Rogers, Billy Rogers, Kayla Suggett, Kody Addison, Coy Rogers, Katelynn Bennett, Jayde Bennett, Renee Hall, Brianna Hall, Hayden Hall, Allyson Biehle, Mason Biehle and Chloe Honeycutt; three great, great grandchildren, Isabella Rogers, Roman Rogers and Grace Ellis as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mary were held on Friday, June 3, 2011 at the Adina Christian Church with Geary McManus officiating. She was burial in the Adina Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Lighthouse Hospice, 2913 Williams Drive # 320, Georgetown, Texas 78628.

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