In memory of
Eva Iola Haley
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In memory of
Eva Iola Haley
Eva Iola "VaVa" Haley January 31, 1932 - January 7, 2017 Eva Iola "VaVa" Haley went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, January 7th, 2017, at the age of 84.  She was born to Coy & Elsie Littrell in the small town of Marble, Arkansas.  She met the love of her life, Willie Haley in Arkansas and they were married on August 27, 1949.  They moved to California in 1950 and eventually settled in Livingston, California. Her hobbies were reading, cooking, doing crossword puzzles, but mostly spending time with her family and church family. She was first and foremost a wife and homemaker and later went to work as a special education teacher's aide at Schelby School in Livingston. She worked at Schelby School until she retired in 1980. After retirement she and Willie moved to Missouri to be a caretaker for her Father until his passing.  They later moved back to California so they could be near to their children and grandchildren, finally settling in Atwater, California. Eva was a devoted Christian and she and her family attended The First Southern Baptist Church of Winton for 28 years. During those years she was very active and taught Sunday School as well as working with her husband on the benevolence committee for nine years.  Eva is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Willie A. Haley, of Atwater, CA, four daughters, Anita Haley of Gresham, Oregon, Lisa Randall of Santa Rosa, CA., Teresa Haley of Atwater, CA, and Renee Gibson (Scott) of Atwater, CA, six grandchildren, Kiersten Huggett of Gresham, Oregon, Cory Vaughn of Portland, Oregon, Jennifer Randall of Rohnert Park, CA., Aaron Bettis (Angeline) of Merced, CA., Matthew Bettis (Amanda) of Merced, CA, Katelyn Bettis of Hillsboro, Oregon, eight  great-grandchildren, Jordan Huggett of Amarillo, Texas, Trey Huggett of Gresham, Oregon, Emersen Warner of Gresham, Oregon, Natalie Akins of Merced, CA, Noah Akins of Merced, CA., Archer Bettis of Merced, CA, Aubrie Bettis of Merced, CA, and Oskar Aguilar of Hillsboro, Oregon. There wil be a Celebration of Life held on Saturday, January 14,2017, at 11:00 AM at The First Southern Baptist Church of Winton at 7264 Myrtle Avenue in Winton, with a luncheon to follow.   Arrangements are being handled by Wilson Family Funeral Chapel at 1290 Winton Way, Atwater.  Burial will be private.
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