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Anthony Hall, Jr.

August 19, 1940 — November 30, 2023

Nashville

Anthony Hall Jr., age 83 transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on Thursday, November 30, 2023.

Anthony and Ruthie Hunter Hall welcomed a bouncing baby boy to their family on August 19, 1940. They named him Anthony Hall, Jr. He was the second child born to their union. Tony, as he was called, had one sister, Tillie.

He was born in Meridian, Mississippi. He attended public schools in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, graduating from L.J. Rowan High School. Anthony enrolled in Tennessee State University as a history major. He received his bachelor's degree in history and master's degree in psychology from the University. He did post-graduate studies above the master's degree.

Anthony was raised in a deeply religious environment and participated as a youth speaking at one of the Baptist Conventions. He continued his love for Christ as he grew into adulthood. He was a very dedicated Christian. As a member of Clark Memorial United Methodist Church, he sang with the Male Chorus and Sanctuary Choir. He also served in many other capacities in the church.

Anthony was an educator in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools where he taught at several schools. He retired as executive principal from Pearl Cohn High School.

He was an active member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity. He was President of the Northwest Nashville Civitan Club and earned the Good Citizenship Award from that organization.

Anthony served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged. He also served as a member of an Aerospace Corporation where he learned the techniques needed to recruit students to engage in aerospace education.

He enjoyed fishing, bowling, writing poetry, and public speaking. He had a deep sense of humor and met no strangers. He was a member of the Cameron singers.

He joined his wife, who is an alum of Cameron High School, singing with the well-known Cameron singers, directed by Mr. Leonard Morton. Anthony had a bass voice to be remembered.

Anthony and Rebecca Lytle were joined in holy matrimony August 2, 1969. They spent 54 wonderful years together. They traveled extensively to various places inside and outside of the United States.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony Hall, Sr. and Ruthie Hall Gray, and sister, Tillie Hatcher. He leaves to cherish his memories: devoted wife, Rebecca Lytle Hall; nieces, Sonya Stinson and Sharyn Corder; nephews Dwayne and Derrick Cole; two stepbrothers; a host of cousins, other relatives, and friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 11, 2023

10:00 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Clark Memorial United Methodist Church

1014 14th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208

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Omega Psi Phi Memorial Service

Monday, December 11, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Clark Memorial United Methodist Church

1014 14th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 11, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Clark Memorial United Methodist Church

1014 14th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208

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Interment

Monday, December 11, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery

7931 McCrory Ln, Nashville, TN 37221

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