Darkie Elizabeth Akers Hall, age 90, of Grethel, wife of the late Joe J. Hall, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2006, at her residence. She was born April 18, 1915, in Grethel, the daughter of the late Kenas Akers and Judy Hamilton Akers. She was a member of the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, in Grethel, and a homemaker. Survivors include her six sons: John M. Hall and Andy Steve Hall, both of Harold, Kenas Hall of Stanford, Joe Hall Jr., James D. Hall, and Donald Ray Hall, all of Grethel, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Sherman Lee Hall; four brothers: Andy Akers, Bert Akers, Sie Akers, and William Akers. Funeral services for Darkie Elizabeth Akers Hall were conducted Tuesday, January 10, at 11 a.m., at the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, in Grethel, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Hall Family Cemetery, in Grethel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers: Joey Hall, James Henry Hall, Ken Hall, Dustin Porter, Joey Spears, Jamie Young, Jim Harris, and Donald Stevens.