Betty Faye (Hairgrove) Bailey

November 8, 1938 ~ May 7, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


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

J.B. Rich

Brittany Narney and husband Mitch

Clay Rich and wife Elizabeth

Brandy Parks and husband Zach

Marty Rich

Hannah Coy

Hallie Coy


Dillan Snell

Delane Lovell

Kylie Snell

Carsey Lovell

Lilly Warr

Carolina Warr

Caidi Warr

Aiden Warr

Dallas McDonald

Denver McDonald

Cannon Warr

Christian Warr

Tenley Snell

Brayden Parks

Landry McDonald

Colby Parks

Maddie Jo Narney

Kenley O’Neal

Callon Warr

Landyn McDonald

Mason Narney

Claire Rich

Charlotte Rich

Cassie Rich

Renee Warr

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.

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May 10, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935

Funeral Service
May 10, 2023

2:00 PM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935


Oaklawn Memorial Park, Texas


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