James Boyd HaleJanuary 3, 1946 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 71)
Boyd Hale age 71 of Alexandria, passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 8, 2017 at St. Thomas Midtown. Boyd was born January 3, 1946 to his parents, the late James Floyd and Rosie Evelyn Atnip Hale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 brother, Charles Hale. He was a farmer and member of Christ Pentecostal Church. Survivors include 2 children, Diane (Clarence) Trapp of Dowelltown and Jason Hale of Alexandria; 3 grandchildren, Amber (Matt) Clayborn of Smithville, Anna Dillard of Dowelltown, and Allyson Trapp of Smithville; 3 great-grandchildren, Elliot and Lillian Dillard and Emily Clayborn; 2 sisters, Donna (Richard) Summers of Dowelltown and Ann (Chuck) Greene of Snyder, Texas; 2 brothers, Robert Carlon (Jean) Hale of Alexandria and Bro. Billy (Goldie) Hale of Smithville; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Saturday November 11, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Billy Hale and Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 12 Noon until 8:PM and Saturday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to Gideon's International Bible Program, in memory of Boyd. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.