Francis Edsel Hailes, 88, died at his daughter's home in Black Forest, Colorado on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Services were held Saturday, April 6 at Center Ridge Cemetery, Clarke County, MS. His son Steve Hailes officiated. "Frank" was a veteran of the US Army, 88th Blue Devil Division, during World War II
and served in the US Air Force. He was the recipient of a Purple Heart
. He is survived by his brother Alton D Hailes of Matherville, his son Steven Hailes and his daughter Sherri Little.