More detail on this person: Warren C. Hale Warren C. Hale, U.S. Army lieutenant colonel (retired), , committed Christian, loving and loved husband and father, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 3, 2004, at 11:40 p.m. His dedication to God, country and community were demonstrated throughout his life. He was an active member and leader in numerous churches, receiving the title of Deacon Emeritus. Throughout 23 years of service to his country, including combat in Korea and Vietnam, he was awarded the Bronze Star, Legion of Merit and numerous other decorations. Concerned for the greater community, he served in civic organizations, the PTA and other volunteer positions. He lived his faith and convictions daily. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1951, earning a bachelor of science degree in business administration, and was a dedicated alumnus. He was a cheerleader, Volunteer of the Year 1951, officer in the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and featured in Who's Who in American Colleges. He was preceded in death by his parents: Frederick Harrison Hale and Kathleen Litz; and brothers: Harlan and Frederick Harold Hale. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mildred McCoy Hale of Cleveland; four children: Deborah Tillman, Molly Baker and Angela Rimes, all of Savannah, Ga., and Harlan Hale of Atlanta, Ga., and their spouses; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his brother, Conrad W. Hale, and sister, Katherine Temple, their spouses and children. In addition to his immediate family, he is remembered by many others in the greater family of Christ whose lives he touched. The funeral will be held Tuesday, July 6, 2004, at 3 p.m. at Grissom Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with full military honors. The family requests memorials be made to the Flint Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 517 Mitchell Road, Cleveland, TN 37323. The Warren family would like to thank the administrative and nursing staff at the Life Care Center of Cleveland who took such good care of our father and were so kind and supportive during these difficult times. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial information: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Cleveland, TN
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