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Leah Hale

HASLET-Leah Hale passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the age of 60.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Leah’s memory to Texas Center Ladies Auxiliary, C/O Patti Gage, P. O. Box 167, Decatur, Texas 76234
Leah was born September 8, 1957 in Bowling Green, Kentucky to William Crafton III and Millie Lawson Crafton. Leah graduated from Oxon Hill High School in Oxon Hill, Maryland in 1976. She was a devoted warehouse coordinator at Land O’ Lakes Purina in Fort Worth for 19 years. She loved raising and caring for chickens, loved doing handy work and shopping at Home Depot and Lowe’s. She was a loving daughter, wife, step-mother, step-grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed.
Leah is preceded in death by her father, William Crafton III.
Survivors: Loving husband of 22 years, John David Hale; mother, Millie Lawson Crafton; brother, William Crafton IV; step-sons, Tommy and Mark Hale; sister-in-law, Sue Hale Siebens; sister-in-law, Leslie Hale Kajs; step-grandsons, Thomas Smith, August Hale, Henry Hale and Luke Hale; step daughter-in-law, Ashley Hale; and many friends.


Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.
(817) 335-4557

Condolence Messages

  1. Dave , I’m so sorry to hear of Leah’s passing when it happens so unexpectedly it so much harder , Leah will always be remembered . I happy to have the opportunity to meet Kim’s awesome friend . God Bless

  2. Jennifer Charlton

    My heart goes out to all of Leah’s family and friends during this very sad time. Prayers for peace and comfort. She will be missed.

  3. It is just impossible to express how sad & shocked i was to learn of Leah’s passing. Heartfelt sympathy for David & the family.

  4. Very sorry for your loss David. May God give you peace and strength.

  5. I am just heart broken, Leah was an amazing lady and a loving friend, she will be missed, I dont know how many times a day I have picked up the phone to call her only to realize she wont be there to answer, prayers go out to Dave and Leah’s family and our Purina family

  6. david,you are in my thoughts and prayers.So very sorry for your lose.

  7. I am so sorry to hear of Leah’s passing, My heart breaks for Leah’s family. I will keep the family in my prayers through this sad time.
    I am blessed to have worked with her for so many years

  8. Norma Jean Monroe

    Our deepest condolences for you and your family David. Kevin and I were so sad to her about Leah. Your in our prayers.
    Kevin & Norma Monroe

  9. We will truly miss this lovely, funny lady – she was such an important part of Customer Service at Purina and our Warehouse support. We couldn’t have done it without her! Condolences and best wishes to Dave and family. We will miss her.

  10. Leah was such an asset to Purina. Customers loved her as she had such a customer service heart. Her laugh was infectious. We will miss her tremendously. Prayers to all her family and friends. She was a special lady.

  11. My heartfelt condolences to the family. May the God that binds up the broken-hearted, also be with those who mourn.

  12. On the day I met Leah, I felt like I’d known her for 20 years. Even after I left Purina, we stayed in touch. She was funny and kind and will be missed. Love to you, Dave and your family. And love to the vast Purina family that will feel her absence for many years to come.

  13. I first met Leah in the fourth grade while both of our fathers were stationed at Kadena AFB in Okinawa. We then reconnected in high school in Oxon Hill, MD when our dads were stationed in DC.
    We last reconnected via Facebook and Farmville.
    So sorry for your loss.

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