Born Aug. 19, 1922, at Appleton, Ark., daughter of the late John W. and Effie Hillis Bizzell, she was a homemaker, a long-time clerk at Norrid's City Drug Store in Malden and member of the Assembly of God Church in Malden.
On Aug. 17, 1940, in Atkins, Ark., she married Burvil J. Hayes who preceded her on death Sept. 19, 1999.
Survivors include one son, Garry Hayes and wife, Betty, of Alexandria; one sister, Johnnie Jones, of Sikeston, Mo.; one brother, J.W. Bizzell, of Sikeston; two grandchildren, Ryan Hayes and Carla Schlautman, both of Alexandria and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden with the Rev. Dale Shoup officiating.
Landess Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.