Thelma Sue (Buckner) Hayes

September 9, 1927 ~ May 3, 2020 (age 92)


Thelma "Sue" Buckner Hayes, age 92 of Athens went to be with the Lord Sunday, May 3, 2020 at her residence. A native of Englewood and a resident of Athens for the last 42 years, she was daughter of the late Jesse and Rebecca "Becky" Whitner Buckner. She was a wonderfully selfless women who loved her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Arthur Hayes (Sept 12, 1974);brother, Dee Buckner; two sisters,Trula Anne Goodman and Billie Ruth Curtis. son; Samuel "Skipper" Rogers Hayes.
One son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Connie D. Hayes of Athens
Grand son and spouse, William "Brent" and Brandi Connell Hayes of Kingsport, TN
Great grandchildren, Summer Kylie Hayes, Alexis Jordan Hayes
Several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 12:00 pm Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Mars Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Alexander officiating.

The family will be receiving friends 2-6 pm Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the funeral home.

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May 6, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Graveside Service
May 7, 2020

12:00 PM
Mars Hill Cemetery

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