Betty Faye Hairgrove Bailey, 84, of Royse City, Texas, passed away on May 7, 2023, in Rockwall, Texas. She was born on November 8, 1938, in Timpson, Texas, to the late Mark Corley Hairgrove and Lizzie (Rhodes) Hairgrove.
Funeral service will be held at Mangum Funeral Home, on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 2PM with Bro. Bobby Warr officiating. A visitation will be held prior to the service on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, beginning at 1PM at Mangum Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas.
Betty Faye was born and raised in Timpson and was a member of The First Baptist Church in Center. She graduated from Timpson High School. Betty Faye married the late Jimmy Bailey and, together they had five girls. They spent over 45 years together before his passing in 2003. Betty Faye worked numerous jobs including Tot & Teen, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, Shelby General Hospital, grew and sold watermelons, and the Senior Nutrition Center. Some of Betty Faye’s hobbies included scrapbooking, sewing, and embroidery. She enjoyed spending time with family and her dog, Bella.
Betty Faye is survived by:
Larenda McDonald and husband Larry of Center, Texas
Rhonda Warr and husband Wesley of Center, Texas
Renea Rich and husband Jesse of Nacogdoches, Texas
Inette O’Neal and husband Dave of Royse City, Texas
Marla Coy and husband Russell of Royse City, Texas
Cooper Warr and wife Crystal
Casey Lovell and husband Bradley
Lindsey Snell and husband Stephen
Cody Warr and wife Lauren
Jason McDonald and wife Lyndy
Brandt O’Neal and wife Kenda
Brittany Narney and husband Mitch
Clay Rich and wife Elizabeth
Brandy Parks and husband Zach
Maddie Jo Narney
Her four-legged companion, Bella.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Jimmy Morris Bailey; parents, Mark C. and Lizzie (Rhodes) Hairgrove; brothers, Marcus Hairgrove, Vernon Hairgrove, Linvell Hairgrove, and Claude Hairgrove.
Pallbearers serving will be Cooper Warr, Cody Warr, Jason McDonald, Brandt O’Neal, J.B. Rich, Dillan Snell, Delane Lovell.