Doris Nell Hall

Doris Nell Hall (nee Mills) of Eaton Rapids. Doris was born February 7, 1934, in Gleason, Tennessee and passed away peacefully on March 31, 2023, at Eaton Community Palliative Care. She moved to Lansing with her parents in 1940 and then to Charlotte. She graduated from Charlotte High School in 1952. Doris married her soulmate and love of her life, Edward A Hall on January 17, 1954. They moved to Eaton Rapids in 1969. As an only child, Doris reveled in her large extended family. She was a stay-at-home mother and homemaker, raising her three children as well as many others in the community. Her passions included teaching Sunday School and organizing funeral luncheons at First United Methodist Church where she was also a long-term member of United Methodist Women, Priscilla Circle and Friendship Group.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Autry (Dick) Mills and Madge Mills; half-brother, Richard Mills; first cousin, Thomas Smythe and Aunt Elsie Smythe. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Edward Hall; her children, David Hall (Melani), Sheri Beecroft (William) and Linda Hall-Gutzki (Doug); seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and three great great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday, April 5th at the First United Methodist Church, 600 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827. In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to the United Methodist Church for United Methodist Women or The Gideons. To leave online condolences for the family, please visit our website,