Nova Gwendolyn Hailey, 92, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Richard Haynes and Ruth Reese Haynes Langston, was born May 26, 1916, in Wiseman, Ark. She died Oct. 7, 2008, at Southfork, River Therapy and Living Center in Salem.
She was united in marriage to Jeff Hailey on July 13, 1940, in Oxford, Ark. She was a relief postal worker at the Wiseman Post Office for several years.
She was a member of the Wiseman Methodist Church.
Survivors include: her daughter, Patsy Wray of Lees Summit, Mo.; her nephews, Larry Langston of Leavenworth, Wash., Randy Langston of Memphis, Tenn., and Gary Langston of New Mexico; and her step-grandson, Darrell Wray of Shawnee Mission, Kan.
She was preceded in death by: her husband; her sister, Dewanda Langston; her brothers, Warren Langston and Goldie Langston; her father and mother; her step-father, Luther Langston, who raised her after her father died when she was only 3.
Funeral services were held Oct. 9 at the Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem, Ark., with burial following in the Wiseman Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home.