Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Reba Faith Haggard DeVeny

Reba Faith Haggard DeVeny, 83, passed away on Monday, November 7, 2016, at her residence in Batesville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Tommy Snyder officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 12:00 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Forest Memorial Cemetery in Batesville on Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Reba was born December 10, 1932, to Walter and Alice Rogers Haggard in Winston County. In 1998, she retired after working 23 years in the business and admissions office at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Reba is survived by her daughter, Propst Pittman of Batesville; her son, Daniel Dues DeVeny of Bay Minette, Alabama; two sisters, Patty Sullivan Jones and husband, D. P., of Mobile, Alabama; and Sara Hattie Ballard and husband, Mack, of Grenada, Mississippi; and three sisters-in-law, Betty Lynn Kelley Haggard of Noxapater, Mississippi; Carolyn Haggard also of Noxapater; and Nancy Peterson Haggard of Clinton, Mississippi. One of her greatest joys was being “Grandmother/Guyee” to her four grandchildren: Tyler Faith Pittman, Mary Lathan Pittman, Daniel Dues DeVeny II, and Evan Alexandra DeVeny; and her great-grandson, Brett DeVeny. Also left to mourn her passing is a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Billy Louis Haggard; Roger Metts Haggard; and Jimmy Gale Haggard.

Serving as pallbearers are Patrick Shane Ballard, Rickey Haggard, Colton Horne, Lamar Horne, Dennis Lott, and Larry Addkison. Memorial contributions in honor of Ms. DeVeny may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.