Lawrence Crawford Hale

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Lawrence Crawford Hale, 61, of Memphis, died Thursday, March 11, 2021, at his home.

Larry was born in Blytheville to Jack Hale and Eugenia Crawford Hale.†He was a 1977 graduate of Blytheville High School. After serving in the U.S. Army, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1989.†

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, brother Tommy Hale and life partner Donna Sumpter.

Survivors include his sister, Sally Hale Pittman of Holiday Island; niece, Lauren Hale Kimball of Sparks,†Nev.; and nephews, Dax Hale of San Antonio, Texas, and Billy Hale and Tripp Hale, both of Pensacola, Fla.

Larry will be laid to rest in the Hale Family plot at Elmwood Cemetery. A memorial service will be held later this year after Covid 19 pandemic protocols have been lifted. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Paralyzed Veteranís of America.

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