Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at 2 p.m. with visitation from 1 until 2 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Mark Howell will be the officiating minister. Burial will be at Tubbs Cemetery in Oakman.
Raymond was born March 15, 1917. He was the youngest of five sons of Mamie Elizabeth and John Jefferson Hayes. He was a graduate of Oakman High School. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of Midway Church of Christ.
Raymond was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Jennie Lee Tubbs Hayes; and infant granddaughter, Haley Hayes.
He is survived by his son, Charles Hayes and his wife, JoAnn; daughter, Brenda Donaldson and her husband, Jeff; grandchildren, Heather Hayes Raines, Charlie Hayes, Emily Donaldson, Anna Donaldson Chappell and David Donaldson; great-grandchildren, Alex Whitt, Charlee Whitt, Ethan Raines and Elizabeth Chappell; and sister-in-law, Annie Lou Brown of Oakman.
Pallbearers will be Charlie Hayes, David Donaldson, Ben Chappell, Ronnie Raines, Alex Whitt, B.W. Sides, Larry Hayes and Ira Hayes.
You may register online at www.kilgoregreenfuneralhome. com
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503