Mrs. Texie Josephine Hayes, age 72, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Friday, December 10, 2010 at her residence.

Mrs. Hayes was born in Ranger, West Virginia on January 18, 1938, daughter of the late Willard C. Blevins and Nera Sanders Blevins. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Blevins.

Mrs. Hayes is survived by her husband, Gary Lee Hayes; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Lee and Tina Hayes, James Willard and Christine Hayes, and Timothy Benjamin and Krystal Hayes; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda Jane and Stan Smith and Kathy Bryant; brothers, Arlin Blevins and Arlie Blevins; Sisters, Mona Miller, Clara Miller, Velba Blevins and Vicie Hubbs; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Hayes will be held Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Joel A. Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Fisher’s Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Smith, Enoch Statham, Matthew Hayes, Stan Smith, Bill Smith and Gene Brock.

Mrs. Hayes will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.