Published in Houston Chronicle on July 18, 2014
Margaret H. Hall, 86, of Houston, TX passed away peacefully on
Monday, July 14, 2014.
She was born June 15, 1928 in Princess Anne, Maryland and grew up in
Washington, DC. After graduating from Anacostia High School (46),
she attended Strayer College, then went to work for the Veterans
Administration where she met her future husband, Herbert Murl Hall.
They married June 12, 1948 at Mt. Vernon Place Methodist Church in
Washington, D.C. and in 1951 moved to Houston, Texas.
Margaret was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was a stay at home mom for her three children, but found time to
serve for almost 40 years as a volunteer at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
in Houston. During those years she also served in various positions on the
Board of the Texas Association of Hospital Auxiliaries and was elected
President in 1990. She was a member of the Past Presidents Association
of the Houston Area Hospital Auxiliaries.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Herbert Murl Hall and her three
children, Glen D. Hall, DDS and wife, Carol of Abilene, TX; Vicki
Daughdrill and husband, Hal of Atlanta, GA; and Kathy Nelson and
husband, Robert (Bob) of Houston, TX. She has been blessed with 5
grandchildren, Brian Hall and wife, Elizabeth of Lawton OK; Eric Hall
and wife, Christina of Hurst, TX; Andrea Leggett and husband Zack, of
Clarendon, TX; Meg Flowers and husband Brian of Birmingham, AL;
and James H. Daughdrill IV (Jim) and his wife Libby of Chattanooga,
TN.; and 7 great grandchildren: Caleb, Morgan and Matthew Hall,
Jackson and Laura Leggett, Grant and Stuart Flowers, and numerous
nieces and nephews.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, John S. and Sallie A.
King and by her brother, Elmer (Buddy) King and wife, Gladys and
sister, Edna Kidwell and husband, Leonard (Pete).
A memorial service, followed by a reception, will be held Saturday, July
19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at The Buckingham, 8580 Woodway Drive,
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the
American Heart Association or to the charity of your choice