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Howard ‘Billy’ Hailey

Services for Howard “Billy” Hailey, of Hazlehurst, were 11 a.m.Thursday, June 9 at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst withburial in New Providence Cemetery.

Mr. Hailey, 58, died June 7, 2005, at his residence.

He was a member of New Providence Baptist Church. He was agraduate of Biloxi High School and Whitworth College. He wasretired from Illinois Central Railroad.

Preceding him in death were his mother, Ruth King Hailey; hisgrandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. King and Mr. and Mrs. Rankin M.Hailey.

Survivors are his father, Howard R. Hailey, of Hazlehurst; hisuncle, Scott F. Hailey, of Wesson; his aunt, Sara Bess Heusel, ofBastrop, La.; and numerous cousins.