SANFORD, Va. - Phoebe Grace Hall Marshall, 94, of Sanford, Virginia died on Thursday, November 29, 2012 with her family by her side.
Grace, as she was known, was the youngest child born to the late Henry C. and Elmira McCready Hall on March 24, 1918 in Jenkins Bridge Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, James T. Marshall, brothers Henry and Bradford Hall and sisters Nellie Hall, Florence Spence and Mary Trader.
Grace was a devout Christian who was a member of the Sanford United Methodist Church for 82 years. She served as a Sunday school and bible school teacher, worked on the bazaar committee, and was an active member of the United Methodist Women.
She retired from John T. Packing Company in Hallwood after working 20 years as supervisor.
Grace was known as a loving and faithful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who always had a smile on her face. Her family was the joy in her life and she was always there when needed. She was well known for her family Sunday dinners, and making delicious yeast rolls and fried chicken. Grace's favorite hobby was cooking. Whenever anyone was sick or grieving, she would quickly prepare a meal to help brighten that person's day. When anyone came to visit her, her greeting was, "C'mon in and let me fix you a cup of coffee." She will always be remembered for making beautiful handmade quilts where each stitch was filled with love for the recipient.
She is survived by her devoted daughter, Dorothy M. Justice and her husband Spencer H. Justice of Oak Hall, Virginia her only granddaughter, Dr. Penny J. Makuchal and husband Denny Makuchal of Stockton, Maryland, and two great-granddaughters, Miranda Marie and Abby Grace Makuchal also of Stockton. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and a host of forever friends.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:00 PM at the Sanford United Methodist Church, in Sanford, Virginia where family and friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Sanford Church c/o Michael Walker, 8152 Flag Pond Rd., Sanford, VA, 23426
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 107 Vine Street, Pocomoke City, MD 21851.To send condolences to the family visit www.hollowayfh.com.