Maxline Light Hayes, 85, passed away Tuesday, January 18,
2011, at her home in Fall Branch, TN.
Mrs. Hayes was employed by Eastman Kodak for 9 years and
J.C. Penny's for 14 years. She was a member of Fall Branch
First Baptist Church for over 50 years. She enjoyed
traveling, watching UT women's basketball, and working in
her flower garden.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Dewey
and Grace Harbor Light; step-mother, Bessie Light; and
sister, Thelma Newcombe.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Dennis; two
sons, Randy and wife Sandra, of Jonesborough, TN, Todd and
wife Penny, of Kingsport, TN; three grandchildren,
Stephanie Bullock and husband Chris, of Jonesborough, TN,
and Alex and Houston Hayes, of Kingsport, TN; and one
great-granddaughter, Kaylee Bullock.
Mrs. Hayes' family would like to give a special thanks to
Ella McCrary Strickland and Mima Jean Taylor for all their
help, and to all of the staff at Amedisys Hospice for the
special care and loving attention provided.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., on
Thursday, January 20, 2011, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral
Homes, Fall Branch, TN, with funeral service to follow
with Rev. Victor Wallace and Rev. Carl Strickler officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., on
Friday, January 21, 2011, at First Baptist Church Cemetery,
Fall Branch, Washington Co TN. Pallbearers and honorary
pallbearers are Allan Cox, Bud Cox, Don Haren, Brian
Hayes, Jimmy Hayes, Danny Jones, Roger McAmis, John
McCrary, Jack Moffitt, Kenny Newcombe, Randall Phillips,
Richard Phillips, Roger Dale Phillips, and Jerry Price.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Fall Branch, TN, is serving
the Hayes family.