Hale, Larry Wayne

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Larry Wayne “Smiley” Hale, 73 of Floyd, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 2, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Cebert and Algie Hale; and his son, Daniel Hale; sisters, Ann Goad Slaughter and Ollie Trail; and brother, Ralph Hale.

He worked at Rowe furniture for 55 years. He loved farming.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, who he always liked to tell people that he married when she was 14, Brenda Akers Hale; daughters, Brenda Sue Justice (Sam) and Durene Hale Chavarria (Mario); son, Samuel Hale; grandchildren, Davina Hall, Sarah Chavarria, Laura Chavarria, and Rebekah Chavarria; great-grandchildren, Abigail Morris, Nathanael Hall, Anna Hall, and Alaina Hall; brothers, Edgar Hale (Vannie Sue) and Carlis Hale; and special friend, Greg Janney.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022 in the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Barry Coffey officiating. Interment will follow in the Cole Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2022 at the funeral home.