McLennan County, Texas
August 1937

AUGUST 06, 1937

 "Mother" Hall of Houston Dies at Son's Home in Mart
The death of "Mother" Ed. L. Hall occurred Friday, Aug. 6, at 5:08 a.m. at the home of her son, T H Rielly, 314 North Pearl St. Mrs. Hall came to Mart a week ago for a visit with her son and family when she became seriously ill with a heart attack from which she did not survive. Mrs. Ed L. (Mary Seville) Hall was born Nov. 5, 1855, at Willow Creek, Harris county, Texas, being near 82 years of age at the time of her death.
She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E Howell. Her father participated in the war between Texas and Mexico and was a hero of the battle of San Jacinto under Gen. Sam Houston. She was married early in life to Tom C. Rielly, he having died at Harrisburg about 51 years ago. About 11 years later she married Ed L Hall. Who is a conductor on the Kingsville to Houston branch of the Missouri Pacific railroad, and moved to Houston, where she has lived at 6710 Ave. E Central Park for the past 23 years.
Mrs. Hall was a consecrated member of the Episcopal church for many years, also an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star until recent years. "Mother" Hall was indeed a charming lady. A fine, cheerful companion with an unusually happy philosophy of life. On her visits to Mart she made many .friends whom she was always glad to greet with her cordial laugh and her usual cheery "Glad to see you." One outstanding trait was her youthful spirit. She was ever in sympathy with the trend of the times, and a thoroughly understanding grandma and jovial companion with her young matron granddaughters on their frequent visits with her. Mrs. Hall is survived by her husband, Ed Hall of Houston; one son, Tom H. Reilly of Mart; two granddaughters, Mrs. S. E. G. McDonald of Mart and Mrs. Lamar Fikes of Cleveland, Miss.; two great-grandsons, Thomas McDonald and Lamar Rielly Fikes, and a host of friends. The funeral will be held at the Rielly home Saturday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Rev. Wm. A. Cockerell. pastor of the Presbyterian church, conducting the services. Interment Mart Cemetery. The funeral arrangements will be directed by E.P. Littlepage.


 Mrs. G. A. Teagle, 56, a prominent and much loved woman of the Kirk community, passed away at the Baptist Sanitarium Waco, Sunday night, after an illness of several months. She was married to Mr. Teagle in 1897, and to this union was born 5 children. For over 40 years she had been a consistent member of the Methodist church.
Besides her husband, Mr. Teagle, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Annie L. McCormick of Austin and Opal Teagle of Kirk; three sons, Atril and Lester Teagle of Gladewater, and Clyde Teagle of Houston; four grandchildren; also two sisters, Mrs. J. E. Griffis of Lubbock and Mrs. A. P. Posey of Kirk and six brothers, D.B. and Jim Phillips of Groesbeck, Elmo and Macon Phillips of Mexia, Frank and Bus Phillips of Kirk.
Funeral services will be held at Littlepage Funeral Home, Mart, at 3:30 o'clock, Monday afternoon also at 4 o'clock at the Kirk Methodist Church. Revs. Hays, pastor of the Prairie Hill and Kirk Methodist Churches conducted the services. Interment Kirk Cemetery with six brothers of the deceased serving as pallbearers.
Littlepage Funeral Home Funeral Directors of Mart in charge of the arrangements.
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