Georgia Magdalene Johnson Hall, daughter of the late George L. Johnson and Maggie Watt Johnson Tinsley, was born February 24, 1925, in Columbus, Georgia. She was the granddaughter of George and Affie Johnson Chester and George and Maggie Henry Watt, and the great-granddaughter of Nathan and Melvina Pitt and Moses and Edy Watt.
Georgia’s religious experiences were acquired through memberships at St. Peter’s A.M.E. Zion Church in Detroit, Michigan, and Warren Methodist Church and Bowen Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, where she served as a member of the Board of Trustees under the leadership of Rev. Horace Fisher.
Georgia was a 1942 graduate of William H. Spencer High School in Columbus, Georgia. She also attended Wayne University and Lewis Business School in Detroit, Michigan. She was a graduate of Carver Vocational Night School, majoring in Secretarial Science, and attended Atlanta Vocational School with interest in Computer Science.
Georgia married the late Theodore A. Hall on March 20, 1945 in Tampa, Florida. This union was blessed with two sons, Theodore Darrick and Michael Shawn.Georgia retired from the Fulton County Board of Education after 32 years of service as an administrative secretary in the Department of Instruction. She served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Fulton County Credit Union.
Georgia loved and enjoyed studying genealogy. She discovered over 1,000 fourth cousins or closer via Ancestry.com. She volunteered as a tax preparer at the local library and participated as a poll worker during local, state and national elections.
Left to mourn her passing and cherish her memory are her sons, Theodore Hall of Lafayette, Colorado and Michael Hall of LaGrange, Georgia; grandchildren, Steven Hall of Denver, Colorado, Jamie McDaniel (Paul) of Lorton, Virginia, Elise Hall of Powder Springs, Georgia and Lakeisha “Nikki” Edwards (Gary) of Laurel, Maryland; great-grandchildren, Caitlyn McDaniel and Garrett Edwards; sister, Catheryn T. Harris of Columbus, Georgia; nieces, Anita Thomas of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Tiffany Walker (Willie) of Warner Robins, Georgia; nephew, Mark Brooks (Debbie) of Bloomington, Minnesota; and a host of other relatives and friends.