Mrs. Bobbie Faye Hale, 67, of Bradyville passed away on January 9, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born March 16, 1947 in Auburntown, Tennessee. Her parents were the late Willie Hill and Myrtle Hill. She was also preceded in death by her brother, I. B. Hill and a sister, Pauline Fann.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Don Hale of Bradyville; son and daughter-in-law, Steven & Tracy Hale of Woodbury; daughter and son-in-law, Leslie & Chad Beard of Antioch; a sister and brother-in-law, Christine & Gene Reed of Milton; three grandchildren, Bailey Hale, Dalton Hale and Harper Beard.
Mrs. Hale grew up in Auburntown and graduated high school there. She met her future husband at a basketball game and soon fell in love. They spent many happy years together and would have been married fifty years in August. They were close and enjoyed doing many things together. Some of their favorite times were spent watching the grandchildren play sports, riding the four wheeler on the farm and being with their family.
Mrs. Hale was a retired employee of the Cannon County School System. She served as the manager for the Woodbury Grammar School Cafeteria. She loved being around the children at school. Mrs. Hale had worked for the Colonial Shirt Factory and the Woodbury Pharmacy in years past. She enjoyed walking her dogs, working in her flowers and reading. She attended the Ivy Bluff United Methodist Church. She loved her church family and the church was a big part of her life.
Mrs. Hale had a tender heart. She always looked around her for people in need and would offer any kind of help she could. You would never see her without a smile. She didn't know how to say anything bad about anyone.
Visitation with the family will be held at Smith Funeral Home Monday, January 12, 2015 from 3-8 pm. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 2 pm in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Pastor Neal Glass and Tim Gentry will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Ivey Bluff United Methodist Church. Share your memories and condolences at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home, (615)563-5337