The Newnan Times-Herald


Claude Gayron Hayes

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Dec. 27, 2017 - 3:54 PM

Mr. Claude Gayron Hayes, 66, of Sharpsburg, died at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Monday, December 25, 2017.

He was born in Atlanta to the late Marvin Hayes, Sr. and Mary Lucy Jacobs Hayes. He had a career as an equipment operator for Hanson's Rock Quarry. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his brother, Marvin B. Hayes; and his sisters, Mary Ann Warren and Sandra Banks. 

Surviving are his mother, Lucy Hayes; sons, Chris Hayes (Toni) and Kevin Hayes (April); brother, David Thompson (Sherry); sister, Barbara Trotter; grandchild, Christina Bush; three nieces and five nephews.

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Funeral services for Mr. Hayes will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at the Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Pastor Terry Calhoun officiating. Interment will follow at Sharpsburg Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 1 p.m. until service time.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723