Ex-Realtors president Hall dies

May 16, 1991

Virginia Zell Reeves Hall, 75, the first woman president of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, died yesterday at Fallston General Hospital, where she had been hospitalized with cancer.

The daughter of the late Mallie Moxley and George Carl Reeves Sr., Hall was born in Bel Air and graduated from Bel Air High School. She began her career as a legal secretary in Bel Air.

On Nov. 11, 1936, she married J. Vernon Hall of Fork. Together, in 1956, they founded the J. Vernon Hall Inc. real estate company in Fork. The firm was sold in 1981.

In 1972, she was selected the Realtor of the Year, the first woman to receive the award in the Baltimore area. And in 1980 Hall became the first female president of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors. She held the position for one year.

She was a resident of Bel Air.

Besides her husband, survivors include a sister, Rose E. Taylor, of Bel Air; two brothers, Ellis V. Reeves and George C. Reeves Jr., both of Havre de Grace; a half-sister, Sue Underwood, of Homestead, Fla.; two half-brothers, Oscar Reeves and John Van Reeves, of Sparta, N.C.; two foster children, Sam and Frank Kirkendall; nine nieces and nine nephews.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mountain Christian Church, 1824 Mountain Road in Joppa.

Interment will be in Fork Christian Church cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Mountain Christian School, 1824 Mountain Road, Joppa 21085.

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