"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. -Psalm 23:4
Stacy Lynn Hale was born February 16, 1972, in Chicago, Illinois to Maude Esther Hale and James Eddie Gardner. At an early age, she joined Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, Illinois where Rev. Bill Winton was the pastor.
Stacy often visited her grandmother Flossie Hale and her family in Okolona, Arkansas. She loved visiting her family and eventually enrolled in the 3rd grade in the Okolona Public School System. She continued her education in Chicago, Illinois, and was a 1991 graduate of Sullivan High School where she was a member of the Honor's Club and the school's dance troupe. After receiving her high school diploma, she went on to attend Harper College in Palestine, Illinois where she obtained a Registered Nursing Degree. She began working as a Registered Nurse and continued her career at Advocate Samaritan Hospital in Schaumburg, Illinois. She moved to Houston, Texas to be closer to her family where she continued her nursing career as a home health provider.
Stacy loved to dance and cook. She found great joy in cooking meals for her family during family gatherings. She dreamed of opening her own restaurant one day. Stacy was known to family and friends to be a very generous giver and she would not hesitate to lend a helping hand to those who needed it.
Stacy Angel Hale departed this life on July 4, 2022, in Houston, Texas. Her Father, James Gardner; Son Antuawn O. Griffin, Jr., Grandmother Flossie Hale; Uncles: James and John Hale; Aunt Sandra Hale; and Great Aunt Lena Buchanan preceded her in death. Stacy's life will live on in the memory of those who loved her.
She is survived by her son Malachi James Hale; mother Maude Esther Hale both of Houston, Texas; sisters: Stephanie Black (Charles), Gloria Smith, Denise Jones Colbert (Dwayne) all of Chicago, Illinois and Brenda Gardner (Eddie) of Naperville, Illinois; four uncles: Robert Hale (Jean) of Pahrump, Nevada; Ronald Hale of Houston, Texas; Donald Hale (Doris) of Beaumont, Texas; and Darren Hale (Leilani) of Valencia, California. Special friends: Tarlace Beard and Kimberly McFee; Special friend/sister Adrianne Fort, all of Chicago, Illinois; God children Nehemiah and Noriel Beard of Chicago, Illinois and a host of cousins, family, and friends.
Services are under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Arkadelphia, AR. The memorial service will be Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church Okolona, AR where Rev. John Hill is the pastor and Rev. Louis Page will be officiating. Visitation will be Friday, July 22, 2022, at Mitchell Funeral Home from 12 noon- 5:00 P.M. The burial will be in First Baptist Church Cemetery in Okolona, AR. The online guestbook is available to sign at www.mitchellfuneralservices.com
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