Delores Marjorie Hall (also known as Mama Dee or Grandma Dee), 79, of Taos, New Mexico, and formerly of Lamesa, Texas, and Stella, Nebraska passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 at her home. She was born on September 16, 1939 in Nehawka, Nebraska to Roy and Marjorie Nichols.
Delores was always very generous with her love. She loved the Lord, her family, and all children. She cared for her brothers and sisters, her own children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren as well as those of friends and neighbors. She also loved by providing delicious meals for her family, canning food from her garden (thanks to her amazing green thumb) and making inventive crafts.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jack Eugene Hall, three daughters, Becky Mossman and husband Jake of Taos, NM; Bonnie Hart and husband Kevin of Fort Worth, TX; Barbie Gore and husband Todd of Lubbock, TX; and son-in-law Ken Belote of Wimberley, TX; seven brothers and four sisters, Harold Nichols of Auburn, NE; Gordon Nichols (Linda) of Sun City West, AZ; Claude Nichols (Shirley) of Auburn, NE; Joe Nichols of Clarinda, IA; Doris Trierweiler (Mark) of Coeburn, VA; David Nichols of Lincoln, NE; Dorothy Olson (Doug) of Columbus, NE; Debbie Counts of Haysi, VA; Tom Nichols of Clarinda, IA; Deanna Douglas of Columbus, NE; Tim Nichols (Shelly) of Auburn, NE; 13 grandchildren, Michael Terry, Michelle Terry, Taylor Chewning (Mandie), Kasey Belote (Cheryl), Kyle Belote (Mika), Brandon Belote (Netasha), Nicholas Mossman, Kyle Mossman, Christopher Hart (Lauren), Jonathan Hart, Shari Gaynor (Blake), James Gore (Ashley), Catherine Gore (Jordan Key); 16 great-grandchildren, Alexandra Knapp (Terry), Kendra Terry, Katie Terry, Andy Chewning, Jill Chewning, Cole Belote, Kinsey Belote, Kyoka Belote, Kayden Belote, Kellen Belote, Natalie Mayhugh, Rylan Mayhugh, Camille Mossman, Kaylee Gaynor, Joey Gaynor, and Liliana Gore; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter Beverly Belote (Ken), brothers Bob and Jesse, sisters-in-law Alice (Bob) and Dorothy (Harold), and niece, Jennifer Olson.
Two memorial services will be held in her honor. The first will be conducted at 7:00 PM Saturday, August 31, at Rivera Funeral Home in Taos, New Mexico. The second service will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 7, at Hall Funeral Chapel in Auburn, Nebraska with Pastor David Lockard officiating. A luncheon will follow services at Grace Bible Church in Stella.
In support of Alzheimer’s Research, donations may be made in her honor at www.alz.org.
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