Evonne Hale-Ingram


Evonne “Punkin” Marie Hale-Ingram, age 62, passed away on May 9, 2021 at home.

Punkin grew up at Mt. Vernon Avenue Missionary Baptist Church and attended Mohawk High School in Columbus, Ohio. For many years Punkin worked as a home health aide. Punkin’s acts of service included her passion for cooking and serving dinners to many people throughout the Columbus, Ohio community. Her hobbies included fishing, playing BINGO, watching Lifetime Movie Network, spending time with her family, and being a social butterfly. Punkin had a way of lighting up the room with her smile, and she always left a person better than she found them. She will be greatly missed by her loved ones.

Punkin was preceded in death by her father, DeVonne Hale Sr.; mother, Mary Hale; husband, David Ingram; sisters, Barbara Jean Davison, Diane Gwynn Johnson, and Patricia Hale; and grandchildren, Zelia Hale and Zambrina Marshall-Hale.

Punkin leaves to cherish in her memory, sons, Ronald (Zanadu Lyons) Hale, Ronte Jennings, and Lamar (Jaya Simpson) Hale; daughter, Ashley Hale; brothers, Howard Johnson, and DeVonne (Kim) Hale Jr.; sisters, Peggy Hale, Terry Hale, and Carmen (Jerome) Walls; grandchildren, Miyanah Hale, Mahogany Hale, Marianna Hale, Ronald Hale Jr. Denise Lyons, Zanadu Lyons, Zaron Hale, Zaronyae Lyons-Hale, Tyrese Hale-Casey, Tai’mar Williams, Jamarrion Hale, Lyric Hale, Erimas Hale, Shannon Taylor Jr., Shaunn Hale-Taylor, Dayionna Bange, Ashlynn Smith, Tatianna Brown-Moore, Ree Browder, Jada Jones, Rontesia Marshall, Zariah Marshall, and Ronte Jennings; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00pm Monday, May 17, 2021 at Unity Baptist Church, 1380 Mt. Vernon Ave.

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Condolence Messages

  1. To the Hale Family, you have my deepest sympathy! I am tremendously saddened for your loss. The memory of your Mother will give you comfort, and her legacy live through you all! God bless your family.

  2. My deepest condolences for the loss pumpkin she was a great woman and had a wonderful spirit. I am sure going to miss her she would come to my job just to see me. I will always remember the good times we had and the arguing over spades. Love you girl and always will

  3. Tequila Robertson

    To the Hale famiy . im so sorry about yall lost. Miss pumpkin was a beautiful woman and strong mother. She will like a mom to me. You will be miss. miss pumpkin. Now you are rest in peace. You and my mom is together now so y’all and play some bingo. Everybody that now miss pumpkin she love her some bingo. Prayer for all the family that lost a special person.

  4. Lisa Jennings-Jones

    My deepest condolences to the Hale family! Love you all. Punkin will be truly missed.

  5. Rhonda Slaugjter

    To the Ingram Hale family. My deepest condolences. I loved punkin and I’m truly going to miss her. May God give you all strength and comfort.

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