The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Zion Hope Baptist Church, Highway 19 South, Sumter City, Georgia. The Reverend George Frank Monts, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in Green Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Smithville, Georgia.
Mrs. Izora Peterson Hall was born November 9, 1939 in Randolph County, Georgia to the late Evans Peterson, Sr. and Mattie Lee Cotton Peterson. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Ishmon Peterson, Johnnie Bell Adams, Lucious Peterson, King Peterson and Joseph Peterson.
She was educated in the public school system of Lee County, Georgia. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined the band of Christian Believers at Jerusalem Grove Baptist Church of Smithville, Georgia. She later moved her membership to Zion Hope Baptist Church of Sumter City, Georgia. Mrs. Izora was a faithful choir member. After many dedicated years of service, she retired as a homemaker.
She was united in Holy matrimony to the late Cecil Hall. To this union, they were blessed with three children, Daisy Hall Raven (Chris), Americus, Georgia, Annette Hall, Smithville, Georgia and Arthur Hall (Sandra), Americus, Georgia. To cherish her memory, she leaves a beloved godson, Torrence Burney, Smithville, Georgia. She was blessed to be the grandmother of four grandchildren, Jennifer Angry, Linda Hall, Desmond Hall and Trinity Hall. Her God Granddaughter, Kirsten Burney, Smithville, Georgia. She was the great grandmother of seven great grandchildren, Daja, Darian, Chandler, Anthony, Shonerick, Brodrick and Crissy; four siblings, Annie Lloyd Jones, Columbus, Georgia, Evans Peterson, Jr. (Laura), Macon, Georgia, Orrie Lee Peterson and Willie B. Peterson, both of Americus, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, including a devoted nephew, John Jones (Vernell), Spotsylvania, Virginia; other relatives and friends, five devoted friends, Mrs. Essie Dismuke, Marie Burney, Shawn Smothers, Mamie Moses, Smithville, Georgia, and Ruth Gordon ,Americus, Georgia and her extended family, the Doctors and Staff of Magnolia Manor Wing II.