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James Mayford Hayes obituary
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Velma Louise Hayes obituary
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Ralph Mark Hayes, Sr.
September 02, 1924 - December 06, 2010
Birthplace: Knox County, Tennessee
Resided In: Knoxville, Tennessee
Visitation: December 08, 2010
Service: December 08, 2010
Cemetery: Bays Mountain Cemetery
Ralph Mark Hayes, Sr. age 86, of South Knoxville, passed away Monday, December 6, 2010. He was a decorated veteran who served in World War II with the Battery “A” 470th 3rd Anti-Aircraft. He received the World War II Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, AP Theater Ribbon with bronze service stars and one bronze Arrowhead Philippine Liberation Ribbon and one bronze star Go 23 Hq USAFFE45.
He was preceded in death by his wife Louise Eldridge Hayes, parents John Wesley and Rosie Johnson Hayes, brothers Lonnie, Johnnie and Basil Hayes, sisters Lillie Cvetnich, Hazel Quarrels, Georgia Ogle, and Nova Henry, grandchildren Jerome Hayes, Joshua Alan Ott, and Kathy Hayes Caughron, son-in-law Bob Cowan, and special friend Jama Webb.
Sons and daughters-in-law: Mark and Phyllis Hayes, Marion and Ida Hayes, Paul and Elaine Hayes
Daughters and sons-in-law: Sharon and Jack Reagan, Evelyn Cowan, Nolene and Doug Ott
Serving as pallbearers will be Kevin and Mike Reagan, Bobbie and Brad Cowan, Tony Hayes, Matthew and Jonathon Ott, and Timmy Hayes.
The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Wednesday with funeral service beginning at 7 PM in Atchley’s Seymour Chapel with Rev. Dwight Singleton officiating. Interment 12 noon Thursday in Bays Mountain Cemetery with military honors provided by American Legion Post #104. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865, (865)577-2807. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)