Allen, Metta Hailey


Metta Hailey Allen was born Metta Juan Herman on December 06, 1931 in Soper, OK. She was raised in Abilene, TX. She married Jerry N. Hailey in April 1951. She attended nursing school in Abilene, TX and received her R.N. degree, and later opened her own interior design business. She enjoyed cooking, being with her friends, dinner groups, book club, going to church and spending time with her family. She attended Christ United Methodist Church in Farmers Branch for 45 years.

She died August 29, 2020, age 88 in Dallas, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, H.P. and Mildred Inez Harvey, her husband of 50 years, Jerry N. Hailey, sister Madeline Keebler and second husband Bob Allen.

Metta is survived by eldest son, Jeffery W. Hailey and wife Cynthia Hailey of Flower Mound, TX, Jim S. Hailey and George Pelletier of Santa Fe, NM and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

If you are unable to attend Metta’s Visitation, you can view it live at the following link: 

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8 replies on “Allen, Metta Hailey”

Matt Garrett and Family says:

Metta was the one of the most wonderful, happy and genuinely kind people I have met. She was a wonderful mother to my friend Jim and his brother Jeff. Her smile and laugh will be missed. Knowing she is home now makes it easier to bear. We love you forever Metta.

Dan Rowan, Carrie Camin and Anna says:

A beautiful lady and bright light that will shine long after her time on earth. She warmed our hearts and made our cheeks hurt from smiling.

Michael Hoye says:

So sorry Jim. She led a long and happy life. We should all be so lucky.

Jack Vickers says:

Have lost a true friend and such a wonderful and loving lady. Will never forget that big smile and one of a kind laugh. Metta will be missed by many.

Joe Cranshaw says:

She always made me feel at home and reminded me so much of my very own grandmother, great loving person to be around. I loved talking with her and she always had a great incredible desserts for me. 🙁

Bruce and Millie Nilsson says:

Metta was a cherished friend and a gift from God. She had a loving spirit, and unforgettable laughter that brought joy to all who knew her. We will miss our dear treasured friend.

Beth Shirley says:

The world has lost a very special lady… of a kind.

Sharon Riley says:

Metta was a warm, loving friend. Talented and generous with her talents. Memories of her will be with me forever.❤️

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We would like to thank you for linking us to the live streaming, so that we could see our Niece Cindy Ivin’s Memorial Service.  Please let her fellow workers know we thank them for their additional support along with her friends that helped her.  Cindy was very special to us. Uncle Willard & Aunt Val Gean Wiese North Dallas Funeral Home 972-241-9100 Don Dodd-Funeral Director