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Glenna Marie Baxter Hall, 84, formerly of Erwin, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2011, in Lennox, Mich. at the home of her daughter.
A resident of Eastpointe, Mich. for over 60 years, Mrs. Hall was born in Limestone on Aug. 11, 1926 to the late Napoleon Lambert “Polk” Baxter and Ethel Willis Baxter.
She was a former employee of Erwin’s Southern Potteries, where she finished cup handles. She was also a proud member of the National Blue Ridge Pottery Collectors’ Club and had attended Erwin’s Blue Ridge Pottery Show from 1979 through 2008. Mrs. Hall also worked in various retail stores in Michigan and volunteered in several local and state elections there.
She loved to play bingo and go to the casinos. She loved the outdoors, gardening and nature. She also was an antique collector for several decades, where she enjoyed going to auctions and flea markets.
Mrs. Hall enjoyed getting together with family and friends to share a joke or play a game of dominoes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Hall; son, Gary Hall; sisters, Thelma Clouse, Elsie Frater, Eleanor Baxter and Gladys Squires; and brother, Bill Baxter.
Mrs. Hall is survived by daughter, Gail Gnesda of Lenox, Mich. and Greg Hall, of the home; sisters, Nan Runion, Erwin, and Martha Dick, St. Clair Shores, Mich.; four grandchildren and six great-children, all of Michigan; special friends, Charlotte Edwards, Ernie and Kay Allen and Steve and Becky Shealey, all of Erwin.
Services were held Monday, Feb. 14, at Schultz Funeral Home, Clinton Township, Mich., with grand-nephew/deacon Joey Lewis of Erwin officiating and providing special music for the service. Internment followed at Cadillac Memorial Gardens. Grandsons and nephews served as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Ninth Sreet Baptist Church, Erwin, where Mrs. Hall was a member and attended when she came back to visit