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Nancy Jane Hall

October 7, 1938 — November 29, 2023


   Nancy Jane Hall, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully at her home in the presence of her loving family on Wednesday evening, November 29, 2023, at the age of 85. She was born on October 7, 1938, in Jackson, TN to John W. and Jane Harris Parham.

   Nancy Jane’s life was filled with love and dedication to her family and community. She was a woman of faith who lived a life centered around serving others and had a passion to share the Gospel. Nancy Jane exemplified the true meaning of devotion and selflessness.

   In her career, Nancy Jane was most proud to have worked for her father, her husband, son, and brother-in-law. Alongside her beloved husband Bill, she was known for their ownership of the Old Town Western Store and the Carl Perkins Music Store and Museum in Jackson from 1979 until 1983. There were many fond memories and friendships made during those years.

   Nancy Jane will be remembered as a prayer warrior for her grandchildren as well as for others. She devoted her life to serving others and always found time to ask those around her, "How can I pray for you?" Her prayers were filled with love and compassion that brought comfort to those who were fortunate enough to receive them. Nancy Jane had an incredible prayer ministry that touched the lives of many.

   One of Nancy Jane's defining characteristics was her joyful spirit. She faced life's challenges with unwavering optimism and always wore a big smile that could brighten anyone's day.

   Throughout her lifetime, she accomplished much. She served as a lifetime Sunday School teacher and was a fine example of what it means to live a life rooted in faith. As a leader in the Christian Motorcyclist Association (CMA), she spread joy and encouragement every step of the way.

   Nancy Jane also played an integral role as the volunteer director for the Madison County Sheriff's Department Jail Ministry. She had a heart for those who needed guidance and support during their time of need. Additionally, Nancy Jane selflessly volunteered as a mentor for Men and Women of Hope and the City of Jackson Recovery Court, offering hope to individuals on their journey towards healing and recovery. In 2010, Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris, proclaimed Tuesday, June 15, as Nancy Hall Day.

   In her personal life, Nancy Jane cherished her family above all else. She was deeply loved by her husband Bill, who shared wonderful memories with her over the years. Together, they created a legacy that will continue to inspire future generations.

   Nancy Jane leaves behind her children, Tresa Whitehead (Jay) of Jackson, TN, and Andy Hall (Melissa) of Jackson, TN; her brother, Pat Parham of Jackson, TN; and her sister, Juanita Shaw of Jackson, TN. She is also survived by her grandchildren, John (Becky) Whitehead, Leah Claire Hall, William Hall, and Olivia Hall, as well as her great-grandchildren Garrett and Madelynn Mae Whitehead. Nancy Jane was blessed with many special nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart.

   Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Bill Hall; brothers, Jack Parham and Terry Parham, and her precious granddaughter Sarah Beth Whitehead.

Services: Nancy Jane's Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 3:00 PM in the Ministry Center Chapel at Fellowship Bible Church. Visitation with family and friends will begin at 1:00 PM and continue until the service time. The burial will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, December 4, 2023, at Ridgecrest Cemetery.

   Pallbearers serving are John Whitehead, William Hall, Brooks Shaw, Charles Mueller, Clay McCormack, and Mark Smith.

   Nancy Jane Hall lived a life dedicated to the Lord and her family. Her memory will forever be etched in our hearts. Her loving spirit and unwavering faith serve as an inspiration to us all.

   The family asks that any memorials be directed to the Sarah Beth Whitehead Memorial Fund, c/o The Community Foundation of West Tennessee, 74 Directors Row Jackson, TN 38305, or online at; Men & Women of Hope, 1925 Hwy 18, Medon, TN 38356 or online at, or Church Without Walls, c/o Pat Parham, 172 Wallace Road, Jackson, TN, 38301.

   As we say our final goodbyes, let us remember her vibrant spirit and continue to carry her legacy of love, faith, and service, knowing that she has left an indelible mark on our lives.

                                              Arrington Funeral Directors, 148 W. University Parkway, Jackson, TN  38305


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