Obituary: Kenneth “ Smiley” Hall, age81, of Newport, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Newport Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Willie Mae, Sister Helen Lenotti, brothers Raymond Hall and Billy Joe Hall. Survivors include daughters Geraldine Ridens (Gary), Mary Lou Burns (Greg), Deborah Ann Smith, son Charles Everette Hall (Penny), brother William “Buggy” Hall and sisters Inez Hall and Mildred Hale. There are seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren along with nieces and nephews and friends. Funeral service will be 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 8, 2013 in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home with Rev Mike Hensley officiating. Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.