84 year old Lorene Hale of Smithville died Thursday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a retired nurse. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church where she was a member. Bill Robertson will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from noon until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the service time at 1:00 p.m. at the church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nora Fuson Johnson; her husband, Charlie Hale; and a brother Virgil Johnson. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Pam Hale of Smithville. Three daughters and a son-in-law, Deborah and David Coffee of Dowelltown, and Teresa Foutch and Lisa Caldwell of Smithville. Five grandchildren, Chrissy and Andy Prichard of Liberty, Joshua and Jaynell Hale of Lebanon, Garth and Jennifer Coffee of Dowelltown, Brandon Caldwell of Smithville, and Jessica Hale of Smithville. Four great grandchildren, Evan Prichard of Liberty, Owen Coffee of Dowelltown, Logan Coffee of Dowelltown, and Izzy Prichard of Liberty. Four sisters, Mary Jane Johnson, Violet Pack, and Christine Tramel all of Smithville and Barbara Keaton of Woodbury. One brother and sister-in-law, A.C. and Elizabeth Johnson of Smithville and several nieces and nephews. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Elizabeth Chapel Church building fund.