Melissa Ann Hays
Funeral Date: 8/17/2017

Melissa Ann Hays, age 44, of New Edinburg, AR, died Monday August 14, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born October 19, 1972, in Warren, AR, she was a school teacher and a member of Emmaus Baptist Church. Melissa was preceded in death by her mother Nell Gullett Dal Santo and a step brother Brandon Temple. Survivors are her father and step mother Dennis and Sherry Hays of Hermitage, AR. Step father Walter Dal Santo and spouse Sandra of New Edinburg, AR. One half brother Bradley Hays of Mule Creek, New Mexico. One step brother Anthony Dal Santo of Hattiesburg, MS. Three step sisters Holly Morgan and spouse Joey of El Dorado, AR, Darla Doutt of North Little Rock, AR, and Chaundra Ely of Murfreesboro, TN. An uncle Freddy Gullett and spouse Terry of New Edinburg, AR. A host of nieces and nephews. Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 17, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Tim Williams officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Scotty Sloan, Shannon Chancellor, Calvin Meeks, Josh Hays, Joey Morgan, and Cody McMurry. Honorary pallbearers were Dewayne Adair, Jim Anders, Sonny Rainey, Eddie Ferrell, Ronnie Hays, Bert Hays, Jimmy Ray Chancellor, Dr. Ken Purvis, and Dr. Dichelle George.



Name: Brianne Smith
Message: Thinking and praying for the family. May you all find strength and comfort for the days ahead.

Name: Alice Owen
Message: Praying for you and your family Sherry!

Name: Linda Scales
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. May God give you strength and comfort during this difficult time in your life.

Name: Candy Johnson
Message: So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you Sherry. 🙏

Name: Joe and Ann Ragsdale
Message: We are so sorry, Dennis and Sherry. We love you.

Name: Donna & Jim B McDougald
Message: No words we can say will ease your pain and loss but please know that we are praying for your family. We are so sorry.

Name: Keith & Teresa Thornton
Message: Our Deepest Sympathy, thoughts and prayers for this family.

Name: Carmen Powell Binns
Message: I have been praying for Melissa for a long time. My heart is heavy at the thought of your great loss. Now I pray for comfort for the entire family.

Name: Nina and James Outlaw
Message: Sherry & Family, so sorry for your loss.

Name: Alice Hill
Message: Sherry and family, so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

Name: Kristi Russell
Message: I am terribly sad to hear of the loss of such a sweet person. I went to high school with Melissa. Sending my prayers and love for her family members at such a difficult time.

Name: Sheyanna Copeland Rowe
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. I pray God gives each of you the strength and healing you each need and deserve. May God bless you all. Mrs. Sherry and Holly- you are both very special people to me. I love you both

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley

Name: Mike & Cindy May
Message: Dennis, Mike and I are so sorry for your loss. We will continue to have you in our thoughts and prayers.

Message: Sherry & Family sorry to hear about your daughter. God bless all of you in the days to come.

Name: Lyle & Vickie Hern
Message: Holly and family, Our prayers are with you during this time of loss and grief. Praying for comfort to you all. God keeps His eternal promises.

Name: Amy Linder
Message: Praying for all of you. Melissa lived in our community when she worked at Huttig High School. The kids all adored her.

Name: Dana Harvey

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you during this difficult time.

Name: David and Charlotte Harper
Message: Prayers.