Hale, Thelma L. (nee Whitaker), age 89, resident of Batavia, formerly of Livingston, Kentucky. Wife of the late Kenneth B. Hale. Mother of Connie (Gerry) Johnson. Sister of the late Willard Whitaker, Fred Whitaker and Shirley "Joe" Whitaker. Grandmother of Steven and Shaun Johnson. Also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews. Inurnment Batavia Union Cemetery. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.