Brenda Hall, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died May 5.
Hall was born in Rockaway Park. She worked for the New York City Department of Social Services and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.
Hall was preceded in death by her son, Ovadiah “Taji” Hall-Ricks; father, Raymond Hall; and brother, Ronald Hall.
She is survived by her grandchildren, DaShawn, Precious, Elijah and Aniya; mother, Gladys Hall; sister, Edith Hall; brother, Clifford Hall (Jennifer); nieces, Tiona, Nicole and Rashida Hall; nephews, Sean, Naquan, Juwan, Jamare Hall and Prathon Battle Jr.; great-nieces, Leanna, Tyona and Taniya; great-nephews, Deamonte and Tyquan; godsons, Kobie and Lateef; Ovadiah “Taji” Hall-Ricks’ dad, Donald Ricks; and a host of great aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at Macedonia Baptist Church, Arverne. Interment followed at Piney Green Cemetery, Lyons, Georgia.