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Official Obituary of

Paul "Panama" Allen Hale

February 2, 1949 ~ March 4, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Paul "Panama" Hale Obituary





Paul “Panama” Allen Hale, 75, of Jasper, Tennessee was called home on March 4, 2024.  He was born to the late Paul Arrow Pickett and Sarah Hale Pickett on February 2, 1949.  Paul was a Truck Driver for Signal Mountain Cement and had been married to Bessie Mitchell Hale before her death.  He loved his family and cherished his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He loved going to Tennessee football games.  Paul loved to do yard work, mowing and fishing.


Paul is preceded in death by his father, Paul Arrow Pickett; mother, Sarah Hale Pickett; wife, Bessie Mitchell Hale and brother, Timothy Clark Pickett.


Left to cherish his memories are his sons, David Hale, Greg (Tomeko) Hale; daughter, Maria Talley; brothers, Jerry L. Hale, Michael L. (Nita) Pickett; sisters, Sarah Ann Hill, Deborah Starkey, Delphine Simpson, Gail Martin; grandchildren, Montel Hale, Alyce Hale (Jarrett) Smith, Haley Eldridge, Arionna Eldridge, Kyan Mitchell, Trevon Cobb; great grandchildren, Lynleigh Hale, Karter Mitchell, Khari Mitchell, several nieces, nephews; special friend, Oscar Pickett, other family members and many other friends.


Visitation is Saturday, March 9, 2024, from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm CT at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, Tennessee.


There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 1:00 pm CT in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, Tennessee with Pastor George Green officiating.


Interment will be on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, Tennessee immediately following the Celebration of Life.


Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, Tennessee 37347, 423-942-9500.


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March 9, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Celebration of Life
March 9, 2024

1:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Interment following funeral service
March 9, 2024

Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens, Jasper, Tennessee


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