Frances Mildred Hayes, 91, passed away, Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Liberty Commons Health Center. She was born in Akron, Ohio, on October 5, 1924, to William Ray Brown and Claudia May Vantruse Brown.
Frances was a member of Grace Point Community Church in Leland. She loved to quote scripture and witness to others of God’s great love. For many years her friends and neighbors gathered in her home on Wednesdays to pray and to study God’s word. All who knew Frances were aware of her great love for her daughter, Terry Ann, granddaughter and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James Earnest Hayes; parents; and older sister, Margaret Boyett.
Frances is survived by her daughter, Terry Ann Hayes Horner of Lynchburg, Va.; granddaughter, Abigail Horner Howe; great-grandchildren, Matthew Scott Howe and Keely Marie Howe; and sister, Willie Boyett.
Service arrangements are incomplete at this time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes to her church would be appreciated. Please send to Grace Point Community Church, P.O. Box 2184, Leland, NC 28451.
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