LOUISBURG - Lawrence Franklin Hale, 69, died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 13, 2007. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Feb. 16, at Alert Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial followed in the Pernell family cemetery.

Mr. Hale was a son of the late Wilson Franklin and Gussie Mae Mosley Hale. He was preceded in death by his son, Frankie Karl Hale, and his sister, Annie Daniels.

Surviving: his wife, Shirley J. Hale; daughters, Sandra Phelps of Wise, Angela Lussier and Tammy Myers, both of Louisburg, and Kathy Barnhill of Salemburg; son, Freddie Carlyle Hale of Louisburg; sisters, Mae Pernell and Barbara a Gilliam, both of Louisburg; brother, L.C. Mosley of Henderson; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Arrangements handled by Strickland Funeral Home, Louisburg.