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Turner Petty Hall Jr. (1921 - 2006)

LTC Turner Petty Hall Jr.
Born in Larkinsville, Jackson County, Alabama, USAmap
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Died at age 85 in Payne County, Oklahoma, USAmap
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Retired Lt. Col. Turner Petty Hall Jr., 85, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 11, 2006.

Turner was born on July 2, 1921 in Larkinsville, Ala. to Turner Petty Hall and Alma (Kennamer) Hall. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M in 1939. On December 24, 1942 he married Betty Jeanne Franklin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Franklin. To this happy union they were blessed with one daughter, Mary Michelle "Mike" Hall.
LTC Turner Hall Jr. served in the United States Army in World War II
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LTC Turner Hall Jr. served in the United States Army in the Korean War
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LTC Turner Hall Jr. served in the United States Army in the Vietnam War
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Turner proudly served this country during WWII, The Korean War, and retired as a Lt. Col in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. His career in the Army allowed him to travel extensively to many different places around the world.

After his retirement Turner made his home in Perkins, Okla. with his wife, Betty. They were involved with her parents, the L. L. Franklins, in breeding, raising, and racing Greyhounds for several years. In 1986, their Greyhound, L. L. Doug, was inducted into the Greyhound Hall of Fame.

After his first wife passed away in 1984, Turner married Wilma P. Dry on February 21, 2003.

He was giving man with a heart of gold, helping many people throughout his life. He will be deeply missed by his many family and friends.

He is predeceased by his first wife, Betty and daughter, Mike, as well as his parents and sisters, Mary Catherine and Loreen.

He is survived by his second wife, Wilma, two step-daughters Deanna Dry, Amy Kinzie and spouse Jimmy Williams, and three grandchildren, Tayler, Telain, and Toni Rae Williams, as well as his nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were handled by Strode Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater, Okla. Sister Monta Lynn Brown officiated the service.


  • Oklahoma Statewide Deaths Published Thursday, September 14, 2006 in The Oklahoman
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #16386075

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