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Rita Jo (Burroughs) Hall

November 15, 1954 ~ August 21, 2022 (age 67)


     Rita Jo Hall, 67, formerly of Newport, Indiana, went home to be with our Lord Jesus on August 21, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital in Williamsport, IN, surrounded by her husband and children.  Rita was born November 15, 1954, to Norman and Betty Burroughs. 
     She graduated from North Vermillion High School in 1972 and retired as a medical secretary from the Newport Army Ammunition Plant.  Rita married Michael Hall on October 13, 1979.  They spent 43 years together raising their children and loved visiting Michael’s hometown of Elizabethton, TN, Roan Mountain, and the Smoky Mountains.  She loved crocheting, reading, and every baby she ever came across, especially her grandchildren. 
     Rita is survived by her loving husband, Michael; her children, David (Sarah) Hall, Mollianne (Matthew) Bennett, and William (Patty) Hall; eleven grandchildren, Cody, Taylor, Yurie, Ryu, Madelyn, Shelby, Lydia, Rachel, Silas, Roan, & Laurelei; and a great grandson, Jamie. Also surviving are Rita’s sisters, Ramona (Paul) Trover & Robin Utley; her brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Della Brown; and lifelong friend, Gail McDowell.  She was preceded in death by her beloved and spoiled pug, Rudy. 
     Rita Jo requested cremation with no service, but condolences may be sent to her husband Michael at 1163 S Layton Station Rd, Veedersburg, IN 47987.  Her arrangements were entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Covington, Indiana 420 3rd St. Covington, Indiana 47932.  Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at

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