Obituary of Lillian Elizabeth Hall
Lillian “Inky” Wright Hall (born Lillian Elizabeth Wright on June 5, 1935, Galveston TX) died Nov. 12, 2019 in Union KY, aged 84, after a sudden stroke.
Inky was born and raised in Galveston TX and moved to Kentucky after graduating from Baylor University in Waco TX. She taught English at Simon Kenton High School in Independence KY and Beechwood High School in Ft. Mitchell, before marrying Robert Hall of Walton in 1960. Afterward she became a devoted stay-at-home mother until her children were grown. She then obtained her master’s degree and returned to teaching, this time as an art teacher at Kelly Elementary in Burlington. She was an excellent cook and seamstress, sewing all of her children’s clothes. A 60-year member of First Presbyterian Church of Covington KY (later renamed Community of Faith Presbyterian church), she sang in the choir and served on the church session. She was also a gifted artist. She loved to travel and read.
Inky was preceded in death by her husband, Judge Robert Lee Hall of Florence KY, her parents, Lillian and W.D. Wright of Buchanan Dam TX, and her sister, Patty Sears, of Arlington TX. She is survived by two daughters: Leigh (Anthony) Mosley of Knoxville TN and Rona (Alan) Neace of Union KY; plus four granddaughters: Jessica Neace of Florence KY; Alayna Neace of Louisville KY; Eloise Mosley of Chattanooga TN; and Laurel Mosley of Knoxville TN; plus one grandson: Alan Neace Jr. of Union KY. She is also survived by her brother-in-law, Charles Holder of Covington, in addition to other extended family members across the country.
A Gathering of Friends will be held at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, 45 N. Main Street, Walton, KY 41094 on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 pm. A Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Maplewood Children’s Home, 4836 Idlewild Rd, Burlington, KY 41005. For directions, to order flowers, or to leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit the corresponding tabs on this page.
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