of Bee Branch, AR
September 8, 1935 - July 20, 2023
Dacy Joyce Hooten, 87, of Bee Branch, passed from this life to her eternal reward on July 20, 2023 at Clinton, Arkansas. She was born on September 8, 1935 in the Lower Barrens at Higden, Arkansas to Milburn and Exie Bailey. Dacy was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Voy Bailey of Leachville, Arkansas; several brothers-in-law and some sisters-in-law.Dacy married Billy Gean Hooten on December 6, 1955. Dacy is survived by her loving husband, Billy Gean and her daughters, Debbie (Eddie) Goff and Lanita (Darrell) Moore all of Bee Branch. She is also survived by her three grandsons, Kyle (Barbi) Moore, Seth (Hannah) Moore and Evan Goff all of Bee Branch and also survived by great-grandson, Coy Landon Moore and great-granddaughter, Sutton Greer Moore. Dacy is also survived by her brother, Dale Bailey of Oxford, Mississippi; sisters, Vada Ruth Shelton of Brookland, Vernell Birdsong of Greers Ferry, Fern (J.D.) Todd of Greers Ferry and brother, Jim (Kathy) Bailey of Velvet Ridge, as well as many nieces and nephews.Dacy was a long-time member of Pine Mountain General Baptist Church of Damascus. She was a model of Christian faith and maintained a Christian home. Dacy and Bill also spent many hours at their "shop" or flea market and at auctions and would get acquainted with people and then invite them to church.She enjoyed meeting and talking to people. Dacy worked at several jobs including Sterling's and Gibson's in Conway, Collum's Model Market in Bee Branch and Thriftway in Clinton. She also enjoyed sewing and did some sewing for the public. Dacy loved working with people and helping to meet their needs. She had a big heart for both people and for animals of all kinds. Her favorite pastimes included going to auctions, going to the Amish community near Arthur, Illinois, raising beef cattle and donkeys, operating "Granny's Playhouse" flea market, trips to Branson, gardening, her cats and dogs, sewing and crocheting. Pallbearers are Kyle Moore (grandson), Seth Moore (grandson), Evan Goff (grandson), Darryl Birdsong (nephew), Michael Todd (nephew) and Tommy Cauley. Honorary pallbearers are Darrin Birdsong (nephew), Anthony Bailey (nephew) and Coy Landon Moore (great-grandson).Visitation will be held on Monday, July 24, 2023 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 10:00 am at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton. Burial will follow at the Blackwell Cemetery near Bee Branch.The family extends sincere appreciation to the staff of Ozark Health Nursing and Rehab for the care provided for almost four years for Dacy.Memorials may be made to Hospice Home Care at https://www.hospicehomecare.com/tribute-of-life-foundation OR Ozark Health Foundation for Ozark Health Nursing and Rehab at https://www.ozarkhealth.net/departments/foundation . To express online condolences please visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
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I worked with her at Thriftway when I was a teenager, and she was such a mess! Made our days brighter with love and laughter. Praying for you.
I am so sorry to hear Dacy passed. I have known her for a great number of years and attended church with her as well. Prayers for the family .
So sorry Bro. Bill and family for the loss of Ms. Day. She's free happy a whole in the arms of Jesus. And I know her and Mom ( Amilee Ward) are in heaven catching up and rejoicing you'll see her again .
Mr. Bill, so very sorry to hear your wife, Dacy, passed away. I will miss seeing you both at the Nursing home when I'm in town visiting with my Mom, Ruth. Sending prayers of comfort to you and your family!Ruth Bradley Shipley's daughter, Sonja
Dear Bill and Family..Praying for you all..Dacy is singing with the angels forever now.She was as good a gal as could be and always had the biggest heart for folks. May God give you all strength and comfort in the days ahead..Always so tough to lose a loved one but no question she's completely healed now and with her Lord and Savior for eternity â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸
Debbie and Lanita, we are so sorry to hear of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. I sure thought a lot of Dacy Mae. I used to go into Lanes just to take to her. We had many many laughs. She was an amazing person and will be missed
Thoughts and prayers for the family. Dacy was a special lady and will be greatly missed
Prayers to the family â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸
Dacy and I grew up together at Higden,AR. and were in the same classes in school,and good friends,before there was a Greers Ferry Lake,at Higden,or Lower Barnes, Great Memories.!!
I will forever remember how special it was watching Mr. Bill with Mrs. Dacy. That kind of love and devotion is rare these day. It was truly an honor to be a small part of their lives as Mrs. Dacyâ€™s Chaplain. I loved her dearly.
Sorry for your loss. Find peace knowing she is with our Lord now and forever.
We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers.
Mrs Dacy was a special lady and friend to many. Prayers of comfort for the family.She will be missed. Cauley Family
So sorry for your loss, Dacy was always so nice and friendly, I loved visiting with her in her little store. I know she will be missed by many. May God comfort you in your sorrow.
Prayers for peace and comfort.
Loved her sweet smile and hugs on Sundays at church. She was a good Christian women and loved by so many. It was an honor to know her and Mr. Bill. Always the kindest neighbor and a joy to be around. She will be missed.
Comfort,prayer & Blessings to the family.
Thoughts and prayers for all the family.
Lanita and family, Iâ€™m so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. She was such a sweet lady. Praying for God to comfort each of you.
Dacy was always so kind to me wherever and whenever we saw each other. She always had a kind word and a smile on her face. She will be missedâ¤ï¸prayers for all of your families.
Toney and I are sorry for you loss Debbie and family! We pray for Godâ€™s peace for your families!
Ms Dacy was always so sweet to me when I visited yâ€™all in our grade school days. Prayers for strength and comfort in the days ahead. Iâ€™m truly sorry for your loss! Love,Laura
We are saddened by the news of Daisy passing but we know she is in a much better place and I am sure she is catching up on things with Mother and Daddy. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.
I am so saddened to hear about Day. She was a good lady with a big heart. Prayers for Bill and the family. Laura Linn
Mr. Bill, Debbie, Lanita and family . Sorry for your loss Mrs Dacy will be missed by all who knew her. I always enjoyed visiting with her. Your family is in our prayers now and In the days ahead. Mack & Linda Litaker
Condolences to Debbie and the families . A very sad time. God Bless ..ðŸ™
Dear Hooten Family We are so very sorry to hear this. Yâ€™all are in our thoughts and prayers.Love and Prayers Les and Kathryn Smith â™¥ï¸â™¥ï¸ðŸ™ðŸ»ðŸ™ðŸ»
Holding each of you up in prayer in the days ahead. <3Travis, Meri and Chelsea LoveCorey, Courtney, James and Wade Ruff
Eddie Debbie, we are sorry about hearing of the loss of your mother. Sending love,, thoughts & prayers to your family
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to all of the family. Tracy & Tracy Cooley
Very special lady, done wonders for community and elsewhere as well, a great inspiration to all that took the time to know her, bless her and family. Cauley Family