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HALL, Joan Louise
HALL - Joan Louise Of Kernersville, NC (formerly Grand Island, NY), a retired Social Security Claims Representative, died December 27 in Wake Forest Baptist Memorial - Palliative Care facility, Winston-Salem, NC. She was 72. Born Joan Young to the late John and Clara Young, in Buffalo, NY, she graduated from Lafayette High School in 1955. Joan continued her secondary education, receiving an Associate's degree from Bryant and Stratton College. Joan married her soul mate, Walter Hall. They were a devoted couple for 41 years until he preceded her in death in 2007. After Walter's death, she moved to Kernersville, NC to live with her sister Barbara Coles. She began her professional career at the Veterans Administration in Buffalo, NY and was transferred to the Washington, DC office. After one year, Joan returned to Buffalo and continued working for the government and later became a Claims Representative for the Social Security Administration. After 34 years, Joan retired in 1992 due to illness. She leaves to cherish her memory, her beloved daughter, Leslie Johnson and grandson, Brandon Johnson of Tampa, FL; a dear and loving sister Barbara Coles of Kernersville, NC and a host of family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 3, 2011 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 26 Brunswick Blvd. Wake 11 AM. Funeral 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 26 Brunswick Blvd., 14208; or Epilepsy Association of WNY, Inc., 339 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222.