Joanne Smith Hall, 78, a volunteer and homemaker, died May 27 of cancer at Shady
Grove Adventist Hospital. She lived in Rockville.
Mrs. Hall was born in Washington and was a 1947 graduate of the old Western High
School. She attended the University of Maryland.
After moving to Rockville in 1953, she was a den mother with the Girl Scouts and Cub
Scouts and with the Dandelions, a women's auxiliary of the Lions Club. She also
volunteered with Head Start and was a teacher's aide at Meadow Hall Elementary
School in Rockville.
She lived in Greece from 1969 to 1971, when her husband was director of business
affairs at the American Community Schools in Athens.
Beginning in 1973, Mrs. Hall worked for about 10 years at a ceramics shop in Rockville.
Her interests included reading, cross-stitch and travel.
Her husband of 58 years, H. Douglas Hall, died Feb. 26.
Survivors include four children, Sharon Hall of Silver Spring, Carol Hall of Winston-Salem,
N.C., Gregory Hall of Okinawa, Japan, and Gary Hall of Rockville; three grandchildren;
and one great-granddaughter.