Mr. James Clinton Hall
- November 12, 1929 - May 22, 2012
- Albany, Georgia
of James' Passing
2500 Nottingham Way
Albany, GA 31707
Willson Hospice House
320 Foundation Ln.
Albany, GA 31707
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“Louise, Patsy has kept me posted as Jim's illness worsened. I was so sorry when she told me he had died. You know you have lots of friends that will...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Jeri Jackson - Greenville, NC
“Just heard.. So very sorry. Thinking of you .. So hard to put on a show during this time for you. Praying you will find the strength ... Love to you...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Ellis - Tifton, GA
“Louise and Family,
Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. I know Jim loved each of you very much. For many years, he was such a...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Randy Sherrer - Columbus , GA
“Louise, I know Jim meant all in the world to you as he did to many of us who called him a friend and a wonderfull associate. I am so sorry for your...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Glenn Creech - Leesburg, GA
“Dear family of Mr. Hall. I worked for Mr. Hall at C&S bank. He was a pleasure to work for and was kind to everyone. Such a southern gentleman. My...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Judy Jacobs - Forsyth, GA
“My deepest sympathy to the family. I sure will miss Mr. James coming by the farm and chatting with Wayne. I know Wayne thought a great deal of Mr....Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy Nash - Ray City, GA
“What wonderful memories I have of the Hall family. Kathy and I became friends at the age of 5 when we moved down the street from them. I still...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa Wright - Leesburg, GA
“Love this family. I know Mr. Hall was a wonderful man because he raised such a special daughter and has such a lovely wife and grandchildren. ...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Mary McGee - Leesburg, GA
“Louise and Jim moved in next door to us when I was 2..I love both of them as if they were my second family. Louise, I love you and you are like my...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Holli Parr - Leesburg, GA
James Clinton (Jim) Hall died on May 22, 2012, at the Willson Hospice House. Visitation will be held Friday, May 25 at Kimbrell-Stern from 1:30 pm until 2:45 pm, followed by the service at 3:00 pm also at Kimbrell-Stern. The service will be conducted by The Rev. Bryan Haynes with interment in Crown Hill Cemetery following the service. Mr. Hall was born in Brunswick, Georgia on November 12, 1929. He was raised in Berrien County on a farm from the age of 5. He was a graduate of Nashville High School and held an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, a law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, and was a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Banking.
He received an honorable discharge from the US Air Force's Strategic Air Command, having served in North Africa during the Korean Conflict.
In 1956, he joined the Citizens and Southern National Bank in Atlanta (predecessor of Bank of America). In 1960, he was transferred to Albany to serve as Trust Officer. He was later elected Vice President/Trust Officer and at that time, was the youngest vice president and trust officer to obtain that position.
A devoted community leader, Mr. Hall served as President of the Boys' Club of Albany and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Deerfield School. He was a board member of Darton College Foundation, the Albany YMCA, a member of Friends of Phoebe, and was President of the Albany Kiwanis Club. He was a long-time member of Sherwood Baptist Church, where he served as Finance Chair and Treasurer.
An avid fisherman, golfer and hunter, he also loved his family gatherings at Jekyll Island, Georgia and St. George Island, Florida.
Mr. Hall is survived by his devoted wife, Mary Louise Edwards Hall; his daughter, Mary Kathryn Hall Hawkins; sons, William Henry Hall (Beth) and James Clinton Hall, Jr.; grandchildren, Reedi Hawkins, Jackson Hawkins, Amanda Hall, Hannah Hall, and James C. Hall III, as well as one great-grandson.