MRS. WILLA MAE HAYES, age 93, of Hall’s Valley Road-Trion, Georgia passed away Friday, December 24, 2010, in the local nursing home. A native of Blue Ridge, Georgia She was born to the late Huland Burg and Lula Conley Davenport on February 2, 1917. Mrs. Hayes was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, retired from the Spinning Department of Riegel Textile Corporation, and was preceded in death by her husband the late Ernest "Bud" Eugene Hayes, a sister Ruth Cochran, and brothers-Wayne Davenport, J.B. Davenport, and Ernest Davenport.

Surviving are son & daughter-in-law-Bobby & Sandra Hayes of Trion; grandson & spouse-Bradley & Judy Hayes of Trion; great grandsons-Luke Hayes and Jake Hayes; sisters-Lola Bailey of Acworth, Betty Aaron of Covington, Berta Lee Shields of Blue Ridge; brothers-Vester "Veck" Davenport, William "Joe" Davenport, & Floyd Davenport all of Trion and Charles Davenport of Chattanooga; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 27th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Minister Hugh Glaze officiating, interment in Williams Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Terry Davenport, Jerry Davenport, Floyd Davenport, Jr., Ronnie Cochran, Jeremy Knight and Bill Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Oak View Nursing Home, Nieces and Nephews. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Monday from 10 A.M. until the hour of service; the Family also requests no food.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.