George Wilbur Hayden

George Wilbur Hayden, 42, of Monticello, passed away on October 6, 2019, at UAMS in Little Rock.

He was born on March 23, 1977 to George William “Billy” Hayden and the late Debra Rouse Hayden.

Mr. Hayden worked at Barton’s Lumber Company and was a member of Pleasant Springs Missionary Baptist Church. He had a kind spirit and never met a stranger. He was always a very caring person and loved doing for others. His hobbies included being outdoors where he enjoyed hunting and fishing, 4-wheeler riding and just hanging out with his friends. He was truly loved by all who knew him.

In addition to his mother, he was also preceded in death by his brother, William George Hayden; and his grandparents, George Wilbur Hayden and Tommie Creighton Hayden and Frankie Marnell Mhoon Rouse Pharr.

Survivors include his father, George William “Billy” Hayden of Monticello; five uncles, Larry Hayden of Monticello, Eddie Hayden and wife Gail of Monticello, Ernie Rouse of Oklahoma, Arville Rouse of Hermitage and Billy Joe Pharr and wife Hydie of Monticello; one aunt, Judy Hayden Trout of Monticello; along with a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 9, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Springs Missionary Baptist Church with burial at Pleasant Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 8 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.