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Hayes: Sarah Frances Oliver McGalliard Hubley, 85, passed away on August 1, 2014 at her home in Merrimac, MA after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Caroll Elwin Hubley.
Sarah was born on June 18, 1929 to the late James P. and Ruby Brown Oliver and grew up in the Coke community of Gloucester VA.
Sarah was an award-winning breeder of toy poodles, owning and operating McGalliard's Poodles and Grooming in Newport News for over twenty years.
Sarah leaves to cherish her memories her granddaughter, Roxanne Dunaway of Dayton, KY, daughter-in-law, Marjorie McGalliard of San Jose, CA; sisters, Lydia Rilee of Gloucester and Ruby Ann Abbott of Hampton, sisters-in-law, Lucille Oliver of McAlester OK, Virginia Oliver of Williamsburg and Evelyn Oliver of LaCrosse, WI and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Fred L. McGalliard Jr. and John D. McGalliard; brothers, James, Fred, Franklin, Davis and Carlton Oliver and sisters Katherine Lindsay, and Virginia Jenkins.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the Merrimac MA hospice for their support and to caregivers Patty and Jason Eaton for their care of Sarah during her illness.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Beech Grove Baptist Church, officiated by the Reverends Clarence Hilling and Bob Robbins. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends after the service in the church social hall.
In Sarah's memory the family's wishes are for memorial contributions to be made to the Beech Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 100, White Marsh VA 23183.
Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point.