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George A. Hale, 84, World War II veteran, dies

George A. Hale, 84, a resident of Summit Manor Nursing Home, Columbia, KY, died Tuesday, Apriil 26, 2005, at the Westlake Regiional Hospital, Columbia, KY.

The funeral service will be Thursday, April 28, 2005, at 11:00 a.m., at Grissom Funeral Home 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Elbert Hadley officiating.

He was the son of the late Robert L. and Linda Ermine Denton Hale of Adair County.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Hadley's Community Church and a retired mechanic. He was a member of the Beuchel Lodge.

Survivors include the following:
  • His wife, Carolyn S. Crum Hale, Columbia, KY

  • Two children: George Hale, Jr., and Cathy Logan, both of Louisville, KY

  • Three sisters: Maxine Musclewhite, Jacksonville, FL; Dorothy Chipaletti, Tampa, FL; and Jean Van, Texas

  • And three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Burial will be in Bearwallow Cemetery with military honors presented by VFW Post 6097.

Masonic rites will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday by Columbia Lodge 96.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at Grissom Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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