Born Oct. 15, 1956, in Pocahontas, Ark., daughter of the late Paul Hayes, Jr., and Cora Sue Ferrell Hayes, she was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include three sons, Paul Hayes and Phillip Bailey, both of Dexter, Mo., and David Leon Hayes; three sisters, Martha Bailey, of Clarkton, Diane Tilton, of Tremble, Tenn., and Linda Carter, of Parma, Mo.; two brothers, Kenneth Hayes, of Parma and William Drye, of Farmington, Mo. and five grandchildren, Hunter Hayes and Michael Malone, Jr., both of Dexter, Emily Summers, of Holcomb, Mo., James Allison, of Clarkton and Candace Pepper, of Hubbard, N.C.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Paul and Jerry Allen Hayes.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 18, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo., with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.