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Mattie Hayes

August 12, 1929 May 30, 2019
Mattie Hayes
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Obituary for Mattie Hayes

Mattie Hayes, 89, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Treyburn Rehabilitation in Durham. She was born in Henderson, NC to the late Hulda Short Franklin and Robert Lonnie Franklin. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband, William Riley Hayes; son, Ray Orr; brothers, William Franklin, George Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Herman Franklin, Furman Franklin, Jesse Franklin, Peter Franklin; and sisters, Virgie Blackman, Lila Newton, Mable Hoyle.

Ms. Hayes was a retired assembly worker at WECK. She worked for many years at Burlington Industries.

Ms. Hayes is survived by her children, Brenda Hayes Long (Bobby), Denise Hayes, Evelyn Watkins, and Kenneth Jessup (Faye); grandchildren, David Barton (Sarah), Jennifer Garrett (Jonathan), Dylan Aycock; 7 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff at Treyburn Nursing Home for their compassionate care.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday 11am at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Pastor Craig Phelps officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service Tuesday 10-11am at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services in Brier Creek Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gorman Baptist Church, 3315 E. Geer St., Durham, NC 27704.

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10:00 AM 6/4/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 6/4/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/4/2019 12:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Brier Creek Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

7600 Acc Blvd
Raleigh, NC 27617

7600 Acc Blvd Raleigh 27617 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gorman Baptist Church

3315 East Geer Street
Durham, NC 27704

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