Leila Laverne Sapp Hall, 83, of Shenandoah, Iowa, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at Garden View Care Center in Shenandoah.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah. Rev. Joanne Johnson officiated. Musical selections were "Amazing Grace," "One Day at a Time" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Pallbearers were Bobby Hall, Brad Hall, Bobby Sorenson, Jesse Keesis, Rodney Keesis, Larry Keesis, Brandon Hall, Jeffrey Magers, Matthew Magers and Michael McElroy. Honorary pallbearers were Corey Hall, Rodney Keesis Jr., Daniel Keesis, Nathaniel Lea, Dwayne Benson, Quinton Benson, Tyler Garrison and Tad Garrison. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.hackettlivingstonfuneralhome.com. Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah was in charge of arrangements.
Born Feb. 21, 1920, in Warsaw, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Mary Link Sapp. On Sept. 23, 1938, in Clinton, she married Lawrence Hall, who preceded her in death. She moved to Iowa in 1954. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Wayne Hall of Edwardsville, Kan., and Gary Hall of College Springs, Iowa; four daughters, Blanche Davis of Missouri City, Texas, Mary Keesis of Shenandoah, Iowa, Lela England of Sweet Springs, and Donna Aldaz of Shenandoah, Iowa; one sister, Ina Mae Breshears of Marshall; one brother, Carlos Dean Sapp of Kansas City; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers, three sisters, three sons, one granddaughter, and one great-granddaughter.