Rock Island resident and Warren County native Georgia Smith Hayes, 89, was born May 26, 1922 and died June 24 at her residence following an extended illness.
A salesperson with Smith Brothers Nursery and member of the Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Elmon and Edith McBride Smith. She was married to Len Gilbert Hayes, who preceded her in death. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Barbara Ann Womack; and brother, Franklin D. Smith.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary Mayfield of McMinnville; two sons and daughter-in-law, Lanny Hayes of Sparta, and Gilbert and Gail Hayes of McMinnville; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and two nephews, Anthony and Mark Smith, both of Dallas, Texas.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today in High’s Chapel with David Mayfield officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until time of service today at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 26, 2011