Betty Hayes McQuaig

Betty Hayes McQuaig, 87, of Meridian, MS, passed away on December 19, 2018, at her residence.  She was born on October 30, 1931, to Patrick and Sallie (Thompson) Hayes in Clarke County, MS.

Betty is survived by her son, Jimmy (Kathy) McQuaig; daughter, Lesli McQuaig (Arthur) Christopher; brothers, E.J. Hayes and Melvin (Dea) Hayes; grandchildren, Laura (Sidney) Jackson, Michael Herring, Daniel Herring, Jackson Hatcher, Cara McQuaig, Marie (Jerry) Moore, Diane (Robert) Sabell; great-grandchildren, Austin Caraway, Olivia Caraway, Braizer  Caraway, Keri Moore, Mark Moore, Lela Moore, Parker Sabell, and Jamey Sabell. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, James O. McQuaig; parents, Patrick Henry and Sallie Hayes; brothers, Peston Hayes and Howell Hayes and sister, Ann Cullum.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman, MS.    

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2:00 p.m. at the Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Marty Harper officiating. Burial will take place in the Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael Herring, Daniel Herring, Jackson Hatcher, Cleveland Caraway, James Caraway, Sidney Jackson, Jerry Moore, Robert Sabell, and Andrew ONiel-Smith.

  In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Oak Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Sandra Snowmen, 6979 C. R. 350, Meridian, MS 39301. Online condolences can be given at