Audrey G. Hall of Loxley, Ala., a longtime Buffalo-area resident, died Wednesday in Robertsdale (Ala.) Health Care Center after a lengthy illness. She was 85.
Born Audrey Gee in Beattyville, Ky., she was a graduate of Wellsville High School. She lived in Friendship before moving to Buffalo in 1950 and operating a series of businesses.
She ran a delicatessen in Harris Hill, a dress shop on Transit Road in Cheektowaga and a boardinghouse on Linwood Avenue.
Mrs. Hall lived in Clarence Center and maintained a winter home in Loxley for many years before moving to Alabama four years ago. She attended Bible Baptist Church in Lockport.
She and her husband, Edwin J. Hall, retired dean of Bryant & Stratton Business Institute, were married in 1941.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Thomas E. of East Concord and Brian T. of Burnt Hills; a sister, Lorene M. Shanda of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, Donald G. Gee of Delhi; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held in the Buffalo area at a later date. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.