Brenda Joan Hale, 81, of Coal City, WV passed away November 15th, 2022 after a short illness. Born on March 17th, 1941 in Jonben, WV. She was the daughter of the late Stanley Edward Sexton & Dora Adkins Sexton. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter Robin Hale and a grand-daughter Tonia Faye Hinchman, as well as four brothers Roy Sexton, Robert Sexton, Steve Sexton & half-brother Clifton Barbour.
Those left to cherish her memory include, a son Joseph Shaun Hale & wife Ellen of Coal City, very special granddaughters Chastity Masters & husband Eric of Ohio, Megan Hinchman of Tennessee, Akira & Arianna Hale of Coal City. She will be sadly missed by her remaining family- brothers Fleet Sexton, Jackie Sexton & wife Mary of Grandview, Dennis Sexton & wife Kathy of Coal City, Sisters Peggy McCallister & Husband Henry of Beckley, Connie Fitzwater & husband Edsel of Grandview, Lynn Perdue of Beckley, Carolyn Perdue & husband Lester of Coal City, sister-in-law Gladys Sexton of Coal City, half-brother Jack Barbour of Ohio, and son-in-law Glen Hinchman of Tennessee.
Brenda grew up in Fireco, WV & continued to share memories of living in a small coal camp with all that knew her. She moved to Chicago with her husband and was a homemaker for many years. She returned to Coal City & later became an L.P.N. retiring from Raleigh General Hospital. She was devoted to family and a member of the Lilly Brook Freewill Baptist Church. She loved shopping, watching movies, and the history of WV. Her presence will be greatly missed.