Ronald Lee Hale

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Mr. Ronald Lee Hale, 54, of Leachville, passed from this life early Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born at Hayti, Mo., he was the son of the late Hillard Hale and had been a Leachville resident since 1972. Ronald was a 1976 graduate of Leachville High School and was a cotton ginner and longtime employee for the Childress Gin and Elevator Company. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a grandson, Brayden Moya.

Survivors include one son, Bo Lee Hale of Paragould;

Four daughters, Chesslyn Hale of Paragould, Rhoni Moya of Paragould, Christi Hale of Leachville and Samantha Bollinger of Manila;

His mother, Thelma Story Hale of Leachville;

Three brothers, Donald Hale of Monette, James Hale of Jonesboro and Richard Hale of Monette; and

Seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with the Rev. Joey Smithson officiating. Burial will follow in Macey Cemetery near Monette. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 today at the funeral home. A guest register is available at