Obituary, Tennie Hale
She never intended to live so long, but Tennie Louise Hickox Hale celebrated her 104th birthday in May. She died Friday, March 2, in Dayton, Texas, where she lived the final part of her life being cared for by her granddaughter Susan Addington and her family. Born on the family farm in Bosque County, near the town of Morgan, May 26, 1913, she was a real school girl. Tennie loved school as a student and as a teacher and was a lifelong learner. In retirement she read several books a week until her failing eyesight limited her to fewer. Her parents were Charley R. and Daisy Moseley Hickox. She is also predeceased by her sister Leone Bynum, her husband Joe Hale, her son Charles Hale, and her daughter Katherine Hale Dittrich as well as a great granddaughter.
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