Allan Perry Hall, 86, formerly of Fairview, UT, passed away on October 29th, 2022, at his home in Salt Lake City. He was the fourth of seven children born to Dorothy Davenport Hall and Theron Smith Hall on May 6, 1936. He married Annette Marie Ross in the Salt Lake temple on May 23, 1968. She preceded him in death on September 12, 1975. He married Luella Jane Child on April 9, 1976, in the Provo, UT temple.
He graduated from Springville High and went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Utah. After college, he worked in the Utah County Assessor’s office and as the director of mental health and substance abuse services in central Utah. He had many part-time jobs in his life, including picking cherries, doing farm work for his uncles, transporting inmates for the US Marshalls, providing hospice support, and counseling inmates in the Central Utah Correctional Facility.
Allan was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and as a young man served a full-time missionary in the Gulf States Mission and in retirement served a part-time family history mission with his wife Luella. He served in numerous teaching and leadership positions, including as bishop and an ordinance worker in the Manti Temple.
He was interested in politics and participated in the election of his father as Utah County sheriff. He worked on the campaigns of Senator Moss and several US Presidents and served as the chair of the Young Democrats of Utah. He served his community as a member of the board or directors and board of trustees at Southern Utah Technical College, Snow College South, Selective Service, Fairview Museum, Cottonwood Gooseberry irrigation board, and for more than twenty years on the North Sanpete School Board.
Allan is survived by his wife Luella; sisters Phyllis Ioane of Salt Lake City, UT; and Audrey Barwick of Pheonix, AZ; six children: Laurie Erickson of Orem, UT; Lisa Livingston (James) of Salt Lake City, UT; Brent Hall of Indianapolis, IN; Christine Johnston-Hall (Megan) of Port St. Lucie, FL; Jeannine Moore of Royal Palm Beach, FL; and Elizabeth Lucas (Duran) of Salt Lake City, UT; 13 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Annette, brothers Clifton and Hilton, sisters Barbara and Dorothy, grandson Dallin Erickson, and sons-in-law Wayne Erickson and Gary R Moore.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 4, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Wheeler Mortuary at 211 East 200 South, Springville, UT. A viewing for friends and family will be held just prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:30. Burial will be in the Springville Historic Cemetery.
For those unable to attend the service in person, they will be streamed via Facebook Live starting at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 4th at the following link: