|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1924|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 2010|
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, Mayford, 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.
Survived by: 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 15 Grandchildren 30 Great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held in Atchley's Seymour Chapel with Rev. Dwight Singleton officiating. Interment Thursday in Bays Mountain Cemetery with military honors provided by American Legion Post #104.
John Wesley Hayes (1885 - 1963)
Rosa B Johnson Hayes (1886 - 1955)
Velma Louise Eldridge Hayes (1925 - 1970)
Hazel Bell Hayes Quarrels (1915 - 1986)*
Ralph Mark Hayes (1924 - 2010)
Bays Mountain Cemetery
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Originally Created by: James
Record added: Jan 28, 2006
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