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Sarah L. Hailey

July 8, 1932 ~ August 8, 2020 (age 88)

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Sarah Leonia Henderson Hailey was born July 8, 1932to Earnest and Elvia Nelson Henderson, in Sparkman,Arkansas.  She departed this life on August 8, 2020.

Sarah   accepted   Christ   at   an   early   age   at   the   FirstBaptist   Church,   Sparkman,  Arkansas.     She   attended and graduated  from the Sparkman Training School. After graduation she moved to Detroit Michigan and married George Woodbury, to this union three children was born.  Sarah moved to Brooklyn, New York where she later met and   united   in   holy   matrimony   to Reginald Hailey.

She was employed at the World Trade Center where she worked in Security until she retired and re-located back home to Sparkman, Arkansas.  After moving back to Arkansas she work at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas until her health failed. Sarah   re-united   with   the   First   Missionary Baptist Church of Sparkman, Arkansas under the leadership of Reverend Louis Albert Craig, Pastor and served as a faithful member until her death.

Sarah was preceded in death by (a baby) daughter, her parents,   her   loving   husband;   Reginald   Hailey,   three sisters;   Lillian   Henderson,   Luvenia   Knight   and   Ora Lee   Craig   of   Sparkman.   Two   brothers; Richard Henderson   of   Detroit,   Michigan   and   Henry   Lee Henderson of Sparkman, Arkansas. She leaves to cherish her precious memories two sons; Dewayne Henderson Hailey of Texarkana, Texas and Roger (Donnette Elliot) Woodbury of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Three Grandsons,  one of Arkadelphia, AR (Malik), two of Jacksonville, Florida, five great grandsons and one great, great granddaughter  of Jacksonville, Florida.  Two sisters -in- laws; Rosie Henderson of Detroit, Michigan and Lovie Henderson of Sparkman, Arkansas. She also leaves to cherish a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and two special nieces.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 12 noon-5:00 P.M. Graveside services will be at Sparkman Community Cemetery in Sparkman, AR on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 10 A.M. with Rev. Louis A. Craig as eulogist. If it is raining services will move to First Baptist Church Sparkman, AR.

Due to COVID-19 Social Distancing will be practiced. Please refrain from shaking hands with or hugging the family. Masks are required.

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August 13, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Home
1809 Caddo Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923

Graveside Service
August 14, 2020

10:00 AM
Sparkman Community Cemetery
North Kelly St.
Sparkman, AR 71923

Please note
If it is raining, servies will be moved to First Baptist Church Sparkman, AR. Commital and Final resting place is Sparkman Community Cemetery.
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