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Rev. Joseph Gbana Hall

The Tyler, Barkley, and Allison families regret to announce the death of Rev. Joseph Gbana Hall of Durham, NC. Rev. Hall passed on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at Alamance County Hospice in Burlington, NC. He was 70.

Rev. Hall was born on October 16, 1940 in Monrovia, Liberia to Alfred Tyler and Mazzie Vongee Brown-Barkley. He was one of nine children. He was the Pastor of First Baptist Church, Oldest Congo Town, Liberia, Vice President of the Liberian Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention, and Professor at the Liberian Baptist Theological Seminary. After relocating to Durham, NC, Rev. Hall ministered at Mt. Level Missionary Baptist Church where he led the Prison Ministries. He enjoyed teaching, singing and traveling. He was a loving man whose great sense of humor never escaped anyone who met him. He was passionate about his work for the Almighty God and enjoyed visiting families, mentoring, teaching, and leading souls to God.

Rev. Joseph Gbana Hall is survived and will be missed by his Mother Mazzie Vongee Brown-Barkley; his wife Beatrice Hall; 3 children: Hawa, Samuel, and Patience; one granddaughter Aatajah; 6 brothers: Jones, Richard, Urias, James, Alexander and Victor; 4 sisters: Ceru, Rolia, Christiana, and Daniellette; and a host of nieces and nephews. His father predeceased him.

Wake keeping:
Friday, April 15, 2011, beginning at 6:00 P.M.
Holloway Memorial Funeral Home
2502 NC HWY55, Durham, NC.

Funeral:
Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 12:00 P.M.
Mount Level Missionary Baptist Church
316 Hebron Rd.
Durham, NC 27704

Burial Service:
Glenn View cemetery

Hotel Information: Mention Rev. Hall's Funeral when making reservation

Extended Stay America Hotel Durham - University
www.extendedstayamerica.com
3105 Tower Boulevard, Durham
(919) 489-8444

Homestead Studio Suites Hotels - Durham, NC
1920 Ivy Creek Blvd. Durham, NC 27707
(919) 402-1700
www.homesteadhotels.com

Family contact information
Beatrice Hall: 919-323-9235
Samuel Hall: 336-210-2299
Ceru Brown: 703-505-6903

 


 

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