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Allen, Metta Hailey

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December 6, 1931 - August 29, 2020

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.

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Sharon Riley

September 07, 2020 6:31PM

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

Beth Shirley

September 03, 2020 3:27PM

The world has lost a very special of a kind.

Bruce and Millie Nilsson

September 03, 2020 8:46AM

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.

Joe Cranshaw

September 03, 2020 12:58AM

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. :(

Jack Vickers

September 02, 2020 7:06PM

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.

Michael Hoye

September 01, 2020 7:48PM

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

Dan Rowan, Carrie Camin and Anna

September 01, 2020 7:17PM

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.

Matt Garrett and Family

September 01, 2020 4:19PM

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.