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Claudia Hall

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Claudia Hall, 69, Brazil, passed away Feb. 4, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil, where she had been a resident for the past three years.

She was born in Indianapolis, July 9, 1942, to Harry G. and Phoebe "Jane" (Cooksey) Irvin.

On Aug. 6, 1971, she married Jackie E. Hall in the Second Armored Division Chapel by an Army Chaplain at Fort Hood, Texas.

She was a Floral Designer by trade and was last employed at Miller Flower Shop in Terre Haute until her health forced her to retire.

She spent her teen years in Florida and graduated from Lake Worth, Florida High School in 1960, and graduated from Palm Beach Junior College with a degree in Commercial Art Design and Layout.

She gave private lessons in Macreme and floral designing. She was a Master Gardener and a Landscape Design Critic.

Her memberships included life member of National Garden Clubs, life member of The Garden Club of Indiana, Indianapolis Garden Club, life member and past President of V.F.W. Post 1127 Ladies Auxiliary, life member of American Legion Post 2 Ladies Auxiliary, and Eagles Aerie 274 Ladies Auxiliary.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her son Brian (Trish) Pritchard, her daughter Lynda G. (Ed) McAuliffe, granddaughter Maggie J. Brown, grandson William Powell, and great-grandson Carter M. Weaver, aunt Patricia Wardell, special cousin Tam Wardell, sister Harrietta Wagner, two nieces and several cousins.

Services will be at French Funeral Home Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday, from 5-8 p.m.

At the family's request, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St., STE 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46209-4830.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.