A memorial service will be held for Diane Gail (Pike) Hall, 71, of Altus at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel in Altus.
Hall died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Baptist Integris Hospital in Oklahoma City.
She was born Sept. 14, 1947, to James Winford and Imogene Foy (Marshall) Pike in Altus. She attended school in Clinton for 11 years before graduating from Thomas High School in 1965.
Hall continued her education at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in elementary education and library science in 1971. She also studied accounting, upholstery and computers.
On June 19, 1966, she married Gary Lynn Hall in Clinton.
As a teen she worked in a Clinton beauty shop, and later for several restaurants in Altus, Clinton, Thomas and Lexington.
Hall was baptized in the Clinton Church of Christ and later joined the Purcell and Altus First Baptist Churches where she served as church cook, financial clerk and librarian.
She was active in the Women’s Missionary Union in Altus and Purcell, and was granted a Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International.
Hall was known for her origami, macramé and pottery skills, and operated a ceramic shop with arts and crafts in Purcell. She was an excellent painter and avid reader.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, James Marshall Pike and John Franklin Pike; her parents and grandparents; and several cousins.
Survivors include her husband; one son, James Gym Arlen Hall and wife Jessica Foster of Lawton; a brother, Steve Pike and Sharon Kay Witt of Tipton; two nieces, Kimberly Kay Hall Digby and Melissa Hall Huber, both of Oklahoma City; two nephews, Raymond Dale Hall of Okarche and Ryan Hall of Oklahoma City; and several cousins.
The Hall family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. this evening at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus.