EAST PRAIRIE -- Army Spc. Blake Wade Hall, 20, died Aug. 21, 2005, near IVO Baylough, Afghanistan.
Born Oct. 20, 1984, in Charleston, son of Glen and Vickie Henry Hall of East Prairie, he was a 2003 graduate of East Prairie High School. Following his graduation, he joined the United States Army, where he was in the Airborne Infantry at the time of his death.
In addition to his parents, survivors include: one sister and brother-in-law, Tara and Tommy Cade of East Prairie; one brother, Coy Hall of East Prairie; one nephew, Trea Cade of East Prairie; his maternal grandparents, Ray Bell and Eunice Henry of East Prairie; paternal grandparents, Arvil and Cora Jane Hall of East Prairie; and his maternal great-grandmother, Esther Henry of East Prairie.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Burial with full military rites will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.