Mary Christine (McKeller) Hailey
1/18/1858 - 8/23/1934

The Dublin(TX) Progress
August, 1934


The remains of Mrs. M.C. Hailey, who died at the home of her son, R.B. Hailey at Red Springs, arrived here Sunday, accompianed by her sons and daughters and was carried to the Live Oak Cemetery for burial. The funeral services were conducted at the grave by Rev. Walter Martin.

Mrs. Hailey lived in the Oak Grove community for many years where she reared her family of seven children. Her husband passed away more than 40 years ago. She was seventy-six years of age at the time of her death.

The sons and daughters here for the funeral were: Miss Maud Hailey of Fort Worth, Oscar Hailey and family of Abilene, R.B. Hailey, Lawrence Hailey and families, Mrs. Bertie Morgan, Mrs. Charles Vaughn and husband, Red Springs, Herbert Hailey of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

The following information was supplied by J. Bill Hailey

Dad (Buford) said that he and a sister (Annie) were at home by themselves when Mrs. M.C. Hailey died. Their parents were away for medical treatment. Buford said he didn't know what to do but somehow found out from family to bring her to Dublin for burial.

Buford and his cousin, Cecil Hailey, borrowed a flat bed truck from the cotton gin and carried her body to Dublin where she was buried beside her husband R.L. Hailey at the Live Oak Cemetery.

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