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Vertis Donald HallPassing: May 1, 2012


Chastain Funeral Home

Sunday,May6,2012, 2:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday,May5,2012, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday,May6,2012, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Mitchell Cemetery


MITCHELL Vertis Donald Hall, 87, passed away at 5:34 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at his residence.

Born May 24, 1924, in Mitchell, he was the son of John and Blanche (Enochs) Hall. He married Viola June Blackerby October 19, 1946.

He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the 12th Amphibious Landing Craft Division, which was in charge of landing tanks on Omaha Beach on D-Day. Vertis was a member of American Legion Post No. 250. He was a founder and life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, and was instrumental in the construction of the building.

He retired from GM Powertrain and was a member of UAW Local 440. Vertis was a former deacon and member of Gibsonton Baptist Church in Gibsonton, Florida.

Surviving: wife,
June Hall, Mitchell
Judy Lynn (Mark) Hitchcock, Mitchell
Donald (Barbara) Hall, Mitchell
Myra Cagle, Bedford
Tess (Dan LaLoggia) Hall, Louisville, Kentucky
Scott Hall, Mitchell
10 grandchildren
16 great grandchildren
1 great great granddaughter
Delmont Hall, Bradenton, Florida

His parents; son, Morris Lee Hall; brothers, Robert Hall and Lloyd Hall; and sister, Loretta Arnold, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Rev. Mac Clements officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 2:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday and from 12:30 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Tona (Taflinger) Dobson | Marble Hill, GA
    Date: May 5, 2012
    June and Family, I am so sorry for your loss! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
  2. Guest: Tony & Jean Evans | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 4, 2012
    Want you to know you are in our thoughts & prayers. Love, Tony & Jean
  3. Guest: Rebecca Gaddis | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 4, 2012
    Tess, Scott and family, We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Our family sends many prayers and thoughts. Remember the memories and know that he is now a special angel watching over you all and caring for you again. God Bless you and your family. Becky and Mary Etta Gaddis and the Gaddis family.
  4. Guest: Karen Marsh | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 3, 2012
    Sending my sincere sympathy.
  5. Guest: Jan Fortner | Bedford, IN
    Date: May 2, 2012
    Aunt June and all my cousins, What a celebration for Verty to enter the gates of Heaven and what a sad loss for all of you left here for now. It is a very sad time for all of us and brings back memories that are never forgotten. My heart and prayers are with all of you. Love You. Your neice Jan
  6. Guest: Sheila Taflinger Grubbs | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 2, 2012
    June and family, I'm very sorry for your loss, please hold all good memories in your heart and may God be with you through your time of sorrow.