Ellis Hall is commended by Virginia General Assembly for his life’s work

At 102-years-old, James “Ellis” Hall will tell you straight. He feels blessed to live happily at Riverside Sanders Retirement Community in Gloucester, with “no aches and pains.”

He can look back over the last century knowing that he worked as hard to be a blessing to others as he felt God was a blessing to him — and he is overwhelmed with gratitude for the opportunity to give back to the the Gloucester community, where he was raised and created his life.

For his life’s work, on Friday, July 10,  Del. Keith Hodges presented Hall a copy of Virginia General Assembly House Joint Resolution No. 305, passed during the 2020 session, commending all that Hall accomplished.

“Mr. Hall made life matter,” Del. Hodges said at an intimate presentation of…

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