Virginia Leonie Tinney Hall

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Virginia Leonie Tinney Hall

June 18, 1922 - December 17, 2018

Virginia Leonie Tinney Hall Virginia Leonie Tinney Hall was born June 18, 1922, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Stephen Douglas and Rita Mary Bernard Tinney. She passed away on Monday, December 17, at the age of 96.

A wake service is scheduled for Friday, December 21, 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday, December 22, at 10:00 A.M. at the Assumption Catholic Church, with Father Peter Jandaczek officiating. Interment will follow at the Duncan Municipal Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.

Virginia grew up in Louisiana until she was 9 years old. Her family then moved to Houston, Texas. She graduated from Sam Houston High School. After graduation she was employed as a clerk for the U.S. Army where she met Dr. Lester Arthur Hall, who was in the Dental Corp. They married on April 25, 1943, in Houston. To this union, three children were born - Mark Wayne, Kent Clark, and Janeen.

She loved to garden and was the mastermind of the Clothes Closet at the Assumption Catholic Church. She was employed as the office manager for the dental office of Dr. Hall. She loved babies, especially her own grandchildren. She was a short order cook to all of her grandchildren. She was known as "Miss Ginny" to the neighborhood children.

Virginia is survived by her children, Mark and wife Kathy Hall, Kent and wife Judy Hall, and Janeen Hall; grandchildren, Christopher and wife Ashley Hall, Carrie and husband Newton Tilson, Joe Hall, Mary and husband Todd Murray, Stephanie and husband Chris Radtke, Jennifer and husband Mark Plank, Andrew and wife Molly Hanna, and Lindsay and husband Scott Ragan; 22 great grandchildren; and sister, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Swearingen.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Lester Hall; parents, Stephen Douglas and Rita Mary Tinney; brothers, Albert Douglas Tinney, Stephen Douglas Tinney Jr., William Leo "Bill" Tinney, and Raymond Joseph Tinney; and sisters, Ella Rita Helfrinck and Doris Frances "Binks" Ford.

Memorial contributions can be made in Virginia's name to the Assumption Catholic Church, 710 Hickory, Duncan, OK 73533.

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Published on December 20, 2018
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5 posts

Hazel Sullivan
Dec 30, 2018
She was a blessing to me. She made me laugh during some of the dark times of my life. I am glad, though, for her release and for her reunion with her family. Prayers for those left behind.
Marilyn Pixley
Dec 21, 2018
I’m so sorry about Virginia. She was a beautiful person inside and out
Jason Smith
Dec 20, 2018
So sorry for your loss she was my neighbor for 25 years,She was one of the finest ladies you would ever meet.
Sandy McBride Barlow
Dec 20, 2018
So sorry to hear about Virginia's passing, she and Lester were part of our family. My condolences to the family.
Bob Cash
Dec 20, 2018
So sorry for your loss I know she will be missed. One of the sweetest ladies I have ever had the privilege of knowing.