1876–1952

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Born: June 22, 1876, near Tri­on, Georg­ia.

Died: Au­gust 16, 1952, Wil­cox Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma.

Buried: Hall Ce­me­te­ry, Walk­er Coun­ty, Georg­ia.

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Biography

Flavil was the son of Ro­bert Tooms Hall and Sar­ah Do­lis­ka Mills. He mar­ried twice, to Mar­tha Jay King of Ten­nes­see (died 1913) and Ber­tha Will­iams (marr­ied 1919).

He a­ttend­ed the Nash­ville Bi­ble School, and be­gan preach­ing in Tri­on, Georg­ia, in 1896.

Hall start­ed sub­mit­ting ar­ti­cles to the Gos­pel Ad­vo­cate ear­ly in his ca­reer, and 1908–12 worked on the staff of Stan­ford Cham­ber’s Chris­tian Word and Work out of New Or­leans, Lou­i­si­a­na. In 1913, he be­gan writ­ing for the Chris­tian Lead­er.

Around 1911, Hall start­ed ex­pand­ing his ev­an­gel­is­tic min­is­try north­ward, tra­vel­ing to the Ohio Val­ley, and lat­er as far as Ca­na­da.

In 1928, Hall moved to Pon­ti­ac, Mi­chi­gan, where he stayed two years un­til re­turn­ing to Georg­ia. In 1931, he moved to Port­land, In­di­a­na, and lat­er to Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio; Mill­port, Al­a­ba­ma; and Pine Apple, Al­a­ba­ma (1940–52).

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