Mary Elizabeth Wise Hall, 56, of East Ridge, passed away Saturday, April 09, 2011, at a local hospital. She was a native of Chicago, Ill., and had lived the past 40 years in the Chattanooga area. She was of the Baptist faith, and she worked for Chattanooga State Community College in continuing education as a test proctor for five years. Her passions in life were her family and friends whom she enjoyed spending time with and going on vacation. She blessed people's life with her singing and she always extended a helping hand to whoever was in need.She was preceded in death by her father, William Wise.Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Rayburn Casey Hall; daughter, Dianne (Johnny) Buckles, of Ooltewah; mother, Nettie Louise Wise, of Fackler, Ala.; two sisters, Edna Corbitt, of Fackler, Ala., and Dimple Ruth Springfield, of Trenton, Ga.; two grandchildren, Jonathon and Courtney Buckles; and several nieces and nephews.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Hall to The Hugs Ministry at Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Tennessee 58 Harrison, TN 37341-9536.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the South Crest Chapel with Ted Hall officiating.Interment will follow in the Lakewood South Memory Gardens.The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. today at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville.