Jesse Hayes

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

SIKESTON, Mo. — Jesse Carl Hayes, 74, of Sikeston died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Georgian Gardens Nursing Home in Potosi, Mo.

He was born Jan. 16, 1934, in Greene County, Ark., son of Jesse and Alma Hayes.

Hayes served with the U.S. Army in Germany.

He is survived by a daughter, Jessica, of Cape Girardeau; five sisters, Omagene Knotts and Judy Miller of Corning, Ark., Irene Parker of Flippin, Ark., Paulette Hayes of Datto, Ark., Sharon Brown of Bella Vista, Ark.; and three grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, four brothers and a sister.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with his nephew, Michael Rhea, officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.