Mrs. Janelle Mae Lawrence Hayes, age 79, of Sugar Grove, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center

Mrs. Hayes is survived by her son, Ronnie Hayes and wife Juliana of Sugar Grove, two grandsons, Scott Hayes and wife Nickie of Vilas and Tyler Hayes and wife Keely of Falls Church, Virginia, one great-granddaughter, Kelsey Hayes, two great-grandsons, Ethan and Isaiah Hayes all of Vilas, one sister, Kathy Ellison and one brother Pat Henry Lawrence both of Zionville, four sister-in-laws, Jewell Watson and husband Hobert of Vilas, Pearl Smith of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Carolyn Lawrence and Janice Fox both of Zionville. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Baxter Hayes, her father and mother, Albert Walter "Jack" Lawrence and Fay Smith Lawrence, three brothers, Johnny, David and Charles Lawrence and two sisters, Geneva Mitchell and Pearl Price.

A memorial service for Mrs. Janelle Lawrence Hayes will be conducted Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 6:00 o'clock at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Allan Perry will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 6 at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Hand In Hand Building Fund, C/O of Linda Hollar, 1564 Silverstone Road, Zionville, North Carolina 28698.

The family respectfully request no food.

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Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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