Viola I. Riley Hall, age 100, of Greensboro, Georgia, formerly of
Chesterton, died on Monday, July 2, 2012 at her residence.
Born in Chicago, Illinois on June 8, 1912, she was the daughter of the late
William Riley and Cora Hyde Riley. She was a graduate of Chesterton High
School in Chesterton, Indiana, where she lived for most of her life.
Along with her husband she was the owner and operator of a Laundry and Dry
Cleaning business that they ran for thirty-five years and retired from in
1995. In 2007 they sold the business and moved to Osteen, Florida. From
Osteen they moved to Del Webb in Greensboro, Ga., in November of 2009.
She married Thomas C. Hall on January 27, 1967 and they had been married for
forty-five years. Viola was a member of New Life Wesleyan Church in
Chesterton, IN and attended the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro,
In addition to her husband, Thomas C. Hall of Greensboro, Ga., she is
survived by a daughter, Deanna Meese Bingham and husband William of
Greensboro, Ga.; two grandsons, Edward Bingham and Rodney Bingham and wife
Maritza; two great granddaughters, Ashlee Bingham and Lela Bingham; several
nieces and nephews, including Mary and Wayne Riley, Norma Riley, Lester and
Leanna Borg; many cousins; and many dear friends in Del Webb and Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur Meese; and brother
and sister-in-law, Alfred and Beatrice Riley.
Memorial Services will be held Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the
First United Methodist Church of Greensboro South Campus, 4741 Carey Station
Road, Greensboro, GA, 30642 with Rev. Merry Grayson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service
at the First United Methodist Church South Campus. Everyone is invited to a
luncheon at the church following the service. The family requests that any
memorials be made in memory of Viola to the First United Methodist Church
Music Department, P. O. Box 216, Greensboro, GA, 30642.
McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, Georgia, (706)
453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.
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