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Bernice Haygood

Bernice HaygoodFuneral services for Bernice Haygood, age 92 of Mount Vernon, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at Beaty Funeral Home, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery in Winnsboro. Elder Jimmy Hamrick will officiate. Pallbearers include Chris Rector, Kevin Haygood, Jordan Willis, Noah Craver, Corbin Craver, Kannon Daffin, Kameron Foy, and Jeff Daffin.
Mrs. Haygood was born May 11, 1925 to W.P. and Etta (Walker) Meadows. She married Clarence Moses (C.M.) Haygood and raised their children in Ballinger, Tex. She was a member of Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Franklin County.
She died Oct. 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents; three grandsons, Brannon, Heath, and Russ Haygood; along with her brothers and sisters, Thyra Wallace, Virginia Holley, Phyllis McCoy, and John Meadows.
She is survived by sons, Raymond Haygood and wife, Charlotte, of Sulphur Springs, Tex., and Dale Haygood and wife, Debbie, of Saltillo, Tex.; daughters, Jan Willis and husband, Mike, of Mount  Vernon, and Ann Rector and husband, Robert, of Mount Pleasant; brothers, Phil and Jimmy Meadows, both of Gallup, New Mex.; sister, Margaret Gobble, of Ballinger, Tex.; brother-in-law, Leroy McCoy, of Farmington, New Mex.; 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews and many friends.