Kenneth Hall

Kenneth Hall (1955-2019)

Kenneth J. Hall, 63, of upstate Perry, and formerly of Beacon, died Jan. 23, 2019, as the result of a farming accident in Groveland.

He was born in Beacon on Dec. 5, 1955, the son to Kenneth and Anne (Loughran) Hall.

After graduating from Beacon High School, he studied agricultural at Delhi College and worked for Southview Farms for more than 20 years, the Perry Vet Clinic and Dairy Knoll Farm in Groveland.

He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed playing cards, fishing, going to the casino, working on computers or spending time with his family.

His companion, Nancy Baker, died in 2017. He is survived by his father, who resides in Beacon; three daughters: Elizabeth Stotts (Jeffrey) of Perry; Amanda O’Brien (Michael) of Midlothian, Virginia; and Stephanie Beeman (Donald) of Wheatfield; and the mother of his children, Debra Hall of Warsaw.

Kenneth also is survived by two sisters, Patricia Hall of Syracuse and Eileen Hall of Columbia, Maryland; Nancy Baker’s children: Christopher Baker, Gregory Lawrence and Matthew Lawrence, all of Columbus, Indiana; and seven grandchildren: Robyn, Katelyn and Jeffrey Stotts, Allison and Conner Beeman, and Alexander and Lincoln O’Brien.

Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29,  and Wednesday, Jan. 30, from noon to 1 p.m. at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, 98 N. Main St., in Perry. A funeral service will be held there at 1 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be the American Cancer Society ( or to Wyoming County Home Care and Hospice (

Jacquelyn Jones-Broughton

Jacquelyn Jones-Broughton (1964-2019)

Jacquelyn Jones-Broughton, 54, of Beacon, died Jan. 19, 2019.

Born at Highland Hospital in Beacon on Nov. 24, 1964, she was the daughter of Sylvia Jones. Jacquelyn attended Beacon schools and worked at The Gap, IBM, and as a nursing assistant at several nursing homes. In April 2014 she married Tony Broughton, who survives her.

Besides her husband and mother, she also is survived by her sisters, Julia Jones and Alesha Jones; her daughter, Dominque Jones-Free; her grandchild, Prince Langford Jones, and her stepchildren: Nyeisha, Melissa, Anthony and Jonathan Broughton.

A funeral service was held on Jan. 26 at the Libby Funeral Home in Beacon, followed by a private interment.

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