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Graveside services for Thurman Randall "T.R." Hayes, 85, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sweetwater, with Rev. Keith Clower and Rev. James Baker officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Hayes died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Fisher County, TX. He married Katie Lou Smith on June 22, 1957, in Sweetwater. He was a member of Highland Baptist Church. He was a life long resident of Sweetwater and Fisher County. He retired from Lone Star Gas Company after 46 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Katie Lou Smith Hayes of Sweetwater; brother, Clarence Hayes of Silverdale, WA; sisters, Peggy Brand of Sweetwater and Amy Gene Gray of Waco; nephews, Christopher Brand of Sweetwater and Patrick Brand of Sweetwater; and nieces, Ruthie Hope and husband Gerald of Sweetwater, Betty Strawberry of Sweetwater and Marie Tilley of Sweetwater.