Elwood Hale, 79, of Spencer passed from this life Friday, June 22, at his home.
Elwood was born Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1939 in Spencer and was the son of the late Leonard Hale and the late Betty Presley Hale.
He is survived by his wife Audrey Borne Hale, four sons David Hale, Brian Hale and wife Emily, Bruce Hale and wife Diane, and Johnny Hale and wife Christine, two daughters Anna Morgan, and Crystal Caldwell and husband Allen, nine granddaughters Jamie Womack and husband Wesley, Pepples Stinson and husband Brad, Rachel Hale, Erika Hale, Ashlyn Hale, Layla Hale, April Hale, Balze Sells, and Juliana Hale, nine grandsons Jeremy Jones and wife Ammie, Derrick Hale, Eli Hale, Carter Hale, Craig Caldwell, Christopher Caldwell, Kevin Caldwell, John Jr., and Jaguar Hale, five sisters Margie Dukes, and husband Gene, Phoebe Brymer, Betty Jo Brewer, Margaret Price and husband Waynie, and Ruth Frady, brother Dale Johnson, many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In additon to his parents, Elwood was preceded in death by his brother E.J. Johnson and two sisters Selma Ford and Joene Emerton.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spencer Funeral Home, 16000 Hwy 111 N. Spencer, 38585. Interment will follow at Sodom Cemetery in Spencer. The family will receive friends from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and again Monday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spencer Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at spencerfuneralhome.net.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 24, 2018