Julia Sellers Hailey was born in 1927 in Baxley, Georgia.
She attended Georgia State Woman’s College in Valdosta, Ga., and later graduated from Crawford W. Long Hospital School of Nursing in Atlanta and Charity Hospital School of Anesthesia in New Orleans. She was employed at Vincents Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida before coming to Lookout Mountain in 1955. She was a volunteer for many years with Parkridge Hospital and Saint Barnabas Nursing Home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Kelso Hailey; three brothers, Collier and Frank Sellers, from Baxley and Herschel Sellers of Lookout Mountain; and two sisters, Willanelle Wilcox, Crescent City, Fl., and Esta Fredrikson, Marrietta, Ga.
She is survived by one sister, Betty Bennet of Metter, Georgia, and four children, Mitchell S. Hailey
(Carter), Kenneth L. Hailey (Jennifer), Joseph S. Hailey (Lisa) and Julie Hailey Clark (Bruz). She is also survived by four grandchildren Elliott, Elizabeth, Parker and Mitchell.
A graveside service at Forest Hills Cemetery Friday, Sept. 25, at 1 p.m.
Arrangements are by Wann Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 423 821-7551. Please share your memories, stories and photos at www.wannfuneralhome.com.