Services for Lucille Smith Hayes were held on Friday, April 4, 2014, at 2 p.m. from Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. Chris Vowell officiated. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Hayes, 86, of Meridian died Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Survivors include her husband of sixty-six years, E.J. Hayes of Meridian; daughters, Peggy Van Devender of Philadelphia and Carol Driskill and husband Gary of Collinsville; grandchildren, Amy Van Devender of Philadelphia, Bryan Van Devender of Philadelphia, Gareth Driskill of Collinsville and Dylan Driskill of Collinsville; sister, Catherine Deweese of Meridian and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, R. L. Smith.

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Visitation was held Friday, April 4, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.