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Willie Cady "Billy" Hales

July 22, 1930 September 2, 2020
Willie Cady "Billy" Hales
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Obituary for Willie Cady "Billy" Hales

Mortimer Funeral Home -Belzoni
Post Office Box 22 / 212 North Hayden Street
Belzoni, MS 39038
(662) 247-3727 Fax (662) 332-1414

Surrounded by his family, Willie Cady "Billy" Hales Jr., 90, of Flowood, passed peacefully from this world on September 2nd, 2020, at St. Dominics Hospital in Jackson. Born July 22, 1930, Billy was the eldest son of Willie C. Hales Sr. and Ruby Fulcher Hales.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Hilda Forbes Hales, Flowood; his son, Johnny R. Hales of Flowood; his dear friend, Daniel Burrow (always called his "Bonus Son") of Prentiss; sister, Jean Herrington of Jackson; brother, Bradley (Faye) Hales of Belzoni; in-laws, Evelyn (Sonny) Walker, Willie Mae Robertson, Milton (Sue) Forbes, Shirley Forbes, and Bobby McLendon. He is further survived by a host of nieces and nephews; as well as, grand nieces and nephews.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Jimmie Katherine McLendon.

Billy was always most happy when he was helping others in need. He loved his church family and attended Sunday School and Church regularly, as long as he was physically able.

Billy will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

Graveside services will be held at Greencrest Gardens in Belzoni on September 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM; under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home.

The family requests that all who attend to wear a mask and remember social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your favorite charity or the building fund at the Flowood Baptist Church, 1649 Old Fannin Road, Flowood, MS 39232.

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