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Goree "Sonnye" Hall, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1943
Death: Mar. 26, 2009
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

Mr. Goree "Sonnye" Hall Jr., age 65, affectionately known as "Sonnye" to family and friends, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2009 in Crockett. Mr. Hall was born December 30, 1943 and was the oldest of five children born to the late Goree Hall Sr. and Hazel Hall. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Bethel Baptist Church. After graduating from Ralph Bunche High School in 1962, he enrolled in Tyler Barber College and became a licensed barber. He was employed as a barber in Lufkin and Corpus Christi before joining the United States Army in 1965. Mr. Hall's occupational careers allowed him to touch the lives of many people with his smile, generosity, and kind spirit. Survivors include his three loving sisters Jacquelyn Smith, of Las Vegas, Nev., Hayretha Thomas, of Houston and Frances Hall, of Las Vegas, Nev.; one devoted brother Cass Hall, of Dallas; two brothers-in-law Billy P. Smith, of Las Vegas, Nev. And Booker T. Thomas, of Houston; one aunt Thelma Tubbs, of Dallas; seven children Erika, Sheree, James, Preze, Khristi, Marcus and Taronda; one son-in-law Forester Baker husband of Sheree; five grand-children; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Services for Mr. Goree Hall Jr. were held Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Henry Lovelady officiating. Military Graveside Services followed in the Forest Lawn Cemetery, which included the playing of Taps and three uniformed military personnel folding and presenting the United States burial flag. Emanuel Funeral Home 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Cecil Vaden Jr.
Record added: Apr 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35780889
Goree Sonnye Hall, Jr
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Served in the United States Army
- Judy Richards
 Added: Dec. 29, 2010

- Cecil Vaden Jr.
 Added: Apr. 12, 2009
 
 
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