Pat E. Hale, 74, of Versailles, wife of Joe B. Hale, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Born April 30, 1941, in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Porter Ward and Callie Mae White Ward. She was a retired employee for Texas Instruments. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Sandra (Preston) Lippert, Versailles; a brother, Charles (Shirley) Ward, Lancaster; three grandchildren, Tiffany (Chris) Qualls and Jacob and Maxton Lippert; and two great-granddaughters, Callie Jo and Ava Preslee Qualls. Services were conducted Tuesday, April 12, at Clark Legacy Center, Frankfort, by Pastor Gary Ward and Dr. Mike James. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Gary Ward, Jon Ward, Barry Morgenroth, Jacob Lippert, Maxton Lippert, and Mark Ward.