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Billy Ray Hales, Sr.

December 23, 1939 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 82)


Funeral services for Billy Ray Hales, Sr. 82, of Winnsboro, LA were held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Bro. Carl Huff and Bro. Scott Wilcher officiating. Interment followed in the Gwin Cemetery, Mangham, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA.

Mr. Billy Ray was born December 23, 1939 in Dunn, LA and passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022 in Winnsboro, LA.

Mr. Billy Ray was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the Winnsboro V.F.W. He was a member of the Winnsboro Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma Hales of Winnsboro; children, Billy Hales, Jr. of Bowling Green, KY, Greg Hales of Cabot, AR, and Kimberly Moreau and husband, Jody of Bentley, LA; grandchildren, Jenny, Jessica, Haley, Charley, Alice, Greg, Jr., Harley, and Raygen; 16-great grandchildren; siblings, Waymond Hales and Dianne Free.

Pallbearers were Billy Ray Hales, Jr., Greg Hales, Greg Hales, Jr., Todd Free, Waymond Hales, Jr., and Tony Free.

Visitation was 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA.

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March 2, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Funeral Service
March 2, 2022

1:00 PM

March 2, 2022

1:45 PM
Gwin Memorial Cemetery
Gwin Circle
Mangham, LA 71259

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