Mary (Cay) Catherine Hale, 91, of Culpeper passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019. Mary Cay is survived by her two children Robert Fleming Hale Jr (Linda Benson) and her loving daughter Cynthia H. Backe (John Backe), four grandchildren; Jamey Hale, Suzanna Christian, (Bryan Christian), Garrett Backe and Caytlin Watts, along with four great-grandchildren, Dezirye Hale, Nelley Hale, Kyley Christian, and Aurey Christian; four nieces and nephews, and one great grand-dog Nalyah, all of whom she adored. In addition to her parents, Mary Cay was preceded in death by her husband Robert Fleming Hale Sr., son Jimmy Hale and sister Lou Carroll. The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Clore-English Funeral Home with a 12:00 p.m. Celebration of Life to follow in the Clore-English Chapel. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Culpeper Humane Society, P.O. Box 1032, Culpeper, VA 22701 or the Culpeper Animal Shelter, 10144 James Monroe Hwy., Culpeper, VA 22701. Fond memories may be shared with the Hale family at clore-english.com. The Hale family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home with these arrangements.