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  • ID: I760
  • Name: Robert Lavoyd Hailey
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 OCT 1918 in Mercer, Tn
  • Death: 20 MAY 2006 in Jackson, Madison Co, Tn
  • Burial: 23 MAY 2006 Maple Springs Cemetery, Madison Co, Tn
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    • Note:
      Obit notice from Jackson (Tn) Sun newspaper on 21 MAY 2006:

      Robert Lavoyd 'Tom' Hailey, age 87, died Saturday, May 20, 2006 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
      Mr. Hailey was born and reared in Mercer TN, the son of the late James Neely and Annie Barham Hailey. He
      attended Mercer and Madison County schools and farmed as a young man. He was married to Willie Mae Hunter
      in 1938. He was a Master Electrician and worked Defense work during WWII and they made their home in Jackson
      after the war. Mr. Hailey retired in 1980 and in 1995 they moved to Henderson. Mr. Hailey was a hunter and fisherman
      all of his life. He was employed by Townsend Electric for 38 years and was a member of the I.B.E.W. for 65 years.
      While living in Jackson he was a member of the West Jackson Baptist Church for 50 years and currently was a
      member of the First Baptist Church in Henderson.
      He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Willie Mae Hunter Hailey; a son Dr. Max Lavoyd Hailey and wife Sarah of
      Tulahoma and a daughter Mary Ann Callis and husband Charles of Germantown. He has four grandchildren,
      Melinda Crivello of Dallas, Hunter Callis of Henderson, Andrea Cantrell of Knoxville and Heather Elkins of Little
      Rock, AR. and eight great-grandchildren.
      He was preceded in death by a daughter Carol Jane Hailey in 1940.
      Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday from the Chapel of Casey Funeral Home with Hunter Callis and
      Stan Smith officiating and burial will follow in the Maple Springs Cemetery near Mercer.
      The family will receive friends at Casey Funeral Home after 5:00 PM Monday.
      Casey Funeral Home Henderson, TN 731-989-2421
      As reported in The Jackson Sun on 05/21/2006
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      Mapel Springs Cemetery is located on Gilliand Rd, south of Maple Springs Rd. It is about 3.4 miles east, southeast of Mercer, Tn.
      The coordinants of the cemetery are 35.462976 West decimal degrees by 88.988992 North decimal degrees.
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      Father: James Neely Hailey b: 4 JUL 1883
      Mother: Annie Eliza Barham

      Marriage 1 Withheld
      • Note: Living Parent(s) - Details withheld
      Children
      1. Has Children Living
      2. Has Children Living
      3. Has No Children Carol Jane Hailey b: 19 MAR 1940 in Madison Co, Tn (?)