Ronald is a native of Toombs County and resides in the Center Community. He graduated from Lyons Senior High School in 1982 and Gupton-Jones Mortuary College in 1987. Ronald started his funeral service career over forty-two years ago, with Cooper Funeral Home in Lyons and later managed Murchison Funeral Home in Vidalia before founding the funeral home in 2008. He is a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Lyons. He is also a member of the Vidalia, Lyons, and Inman Creek Masonic Lodges, Vidalia Kiwanis Club, Lyons Lions Club, Sons of the American Revolution and Georgia Funeral Directors Association.
Dusty A. West
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Dusty is a native of Tattnall County and resides in Reidsville. He is a 2015 graduate of Tattnall County High School and 2020 graduate of Ogeechee Technical College with an Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education. Dusty received his license in March of 2022, and started with Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home in August of 2022. He has worked in the funeral profession for nine years and in his spare time enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is a member of the Academy of Graduate Embalmers of Georgia, Greater Tattnall Chamber of Commerce, where he serves as a Board of Director, and Reidsville Baptist Church.
In Loving Memory - Homer B. Lewis, Jr.
Retired Funeral Director/ Embalmer
Mr. Homer was in the funeral profession for over 50 years and served over 8,000 families. He served in the United States Air Force for eight years. He graduated from John A. Gupton Mortuary College in 1972, started his funeral service career with Trapnell-Jones, later working for Murchison Funeral Home for many years. He passed away on August 2, 2023 and was a valued member of the Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home family since 2008. Mr. Homer leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Faye Lewis and three children, Robbie, Jennifer Lewis Knight, and Homer Blake Lewis, III.
H. Julian Ward, Jr.
Advance Planning Specialist
Julian is a Georgia
native, born in Macon and raised in Brunswick. A 1974 graduate of Glynn
Academy, 1978 graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, and 1981 graduate of The
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, he served four churches as ordained Minister
before a career change in 1994 brought him into the funeral profession.
Advance funeral planning became his specialty, and Murchison Funeral Home became one of the firms in his circle of influence. When Ronald Hall opened Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home, Julian became more involved in
the day-to-day operation and now handles all of the advance planning
Sandra J. Toole
Sandra is a native of Lyons and resides in Johnson Corner. She is a graduate of Lyons High School. She married Larry Toole in 1966, they have two daughters, Traci Toole Brown and Amy Toole Brown. Sandra worked with Dr. W.W. Aiken and Dr. John D. McArthur until 1980. Then she worked with Meadows Memorial Hospital in the therapy department and medical records for about thirteen years. She then worked with Oxford Education Center for six years. Larry and Sandra owned and operated Toole’s Exterminators from 1998-2001. Sandra took the EMT course and was a certified EMT. She has been the Office Manager for Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home since February 2, 2009. They have three grandchildren, Emily Brown Smith and husband Beau, Adam Brown and wife Amanda, and Lena Brown, and six great-grandchildren.
Traci T. Brown
Office Manager Assistant
Traci is a native of Toombs County and resides in Johnson Corner. She is a 1985 graduate of Lyons Senior High School and a 1989 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master's degree in Instructional Technology. She is a retired educator with 30 years of service having taught at Reidsville Elementary School and retiring from Toombs Central Elementary School. She has been employed with Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home since 2019. She is a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Vidalia. Traci is married to Chris Brown, and they have one daughter, Emily who is married to Beau Smith of Collins, Georgia. Traci and Chris have two grandchildren, Taylor Smith and Corbin Smith.
Marvin W. McIntyre, Jr.
Marvin is a native of Vidalia, he is a 1964 graduate of Vidalia High School. He served three years in the United States Army achieving the rank of Sergeant E-5. He was employed with Walmart stores working in store management in the Southeastern United States for fifteen years. Marvin retired from radio broadcasting, concluding his radio career with WVOP as sales manager in 2009 and started his funeral service career with Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home. Marvin was a member of the Vidalia Kiwanis Club. He serves as an Elder in the Grace Community Presbyterian Church. Marvin was married to Mary P. McIntyre for 24 years. He has three children and eight grandchildren.
Chris is a native of Toombs County and resides in Johnson Corner. He is a graduate of Vidalia High School, and he enjoys hunting and fishing. He is a member and deacon at Trinity Baptist Church in Vidalia and has been employed with Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home since 2022. Chris is married to Traci Toole Brown, and they have one daughter, Emily who is married to Beau Smith of Collins, Georgia. Chris and Traci have two grandchildren, Taylor Smith and Corbin Smith.
Joel is a native Tarrytown and is a graduate of Montgomery County High School. He served four years in the United States Air Force. Joel graduated from Dekalb Technical School with a Diploma in Heating and Air Conditioning and Electrical. He also held a state Contractors license. Joel retired from MARTA in Atlanta after 20 years of service and later retiring from Rivers Heating and Air after 23 years of service. He has been employed with Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home since 2019. Joel is married to Marian Grier, they have one daughter, Anita and two grandchildren, Alston and Brianna.
Walt is a native of Omega, Georgia, living in Toombs County for the last 53 years. He served as a funeral director's apprentice under Jimmy Cooper at Cooper Funeral Home in Lyons. Walt is a retired electrician and taught Electrical and HVAC at Swainsboro Technical Institute. He is a member of Lyons Free Will Baptist Church. Walt was married to the late Margaret Donald for 49 years. He has one son, Jim and wife Cheryl, and one granddaughter, Emma. Walt has been employed with Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home since 2015.
Cayden is a 2023 graduate of Montgomery County High School who will attend Ogeechee Technical College in January 2024 pursuing a degree in Funeral Service Education. She resides in Ailey and is eager to learn all the aspects of the funeral business. She has been a valuable member of our funeral home family since June 2023. We are proud and honored to be able to guide Cayden through her career journey.
Connie T. Sowell
Connie Thigpen Sowell is a native of Uvalda and a 1962 graduate of Montgomery County High School. She married Kenneth Sowell in 1969 and they have two children, Jill Rogers and Dan Sowell, five grandchildren and one sweet great-grandchild. She was employed with various banks in the area before being employed with DFACS in Lyons. She has been employed with Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home since 2008.