Wilma Mae Hall • July 27, 2019
Wilma Mae Awtry Hall was born on July 25, 1938, to Henry Sanford Awtry and Essie Mae Thompson Awtry in Abbeville, SC as the oldest of two. She passed away on Saturday July 27, 2019 at Covenant Hospice, succumbing to pneumonia, at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, FL after being in the hospital/rehabilitation since May.
While attending Calhoun Falls High School she met the love of her life James B. Hall, III. After graduating from CFHS, Jim and Wilma were married in Calhoun Falls on January 6, 1957 and they enjoyed 62 years of matrimony. During those years they had 4 children, two daughters and two sons.
Wilma was a devoted wife and mother. She worked early in their marriage, but during the latter years, was able to stay at home. Jim’s work allowed him to travel to different parts of the country, and Brazil, and Wilma was always eager to pack her bags and go along with him. Wilma and Jim were inseparable.
Wilma was also devoted to the Lord. She and Jim were active members of East Brent Baptist Church for many years. After Wilma could no longer attend church, she continued to study the Bible each and every day. She loved God and has been called home to see him.
Wilma was preceded in death, one month to the day, by her husband Jim. She was also preceded in death by her father Henry S. Awtry, and her mother Essie M. Awtry. She is survived by her sons and daughters, Charlton B. Hall, Sheila V. Edwards, Candace M. Prince, and Sanford L. Hall. And grandchildren, Quentin, Austin, Garrett, Lane, Katrean, Collin, and Dylan. And great-grandchildren, Cerri, Aiden, and Fletcher.
A visitation will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 31st from 5pm -7pm. A service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 1st at 10am.