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Mrs. Joyce (Dillard) Hayes
August 16, 2023
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Mrs. Joyce Dillard Hayes, age 84, of Ellijay, GA, a native of Trion, GA, died Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Mrs. Hayes was born November 2, 1938, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late Senior and Mattie Campbell Dillard. She graduated from Trion High School, Class of 1955, and prior to her retirement, was employed at Carters Dam. Mrs. Hayes loved having her children and her family with her, especially hearing the joy and laughter from all of them.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Hayes.
Survivors include her sons, Benny (Adina) Hayes, David (Judy) Hayes, and Robert Hayes; daughters, Beth (Pete) Dolan, Susan James; a sister, Margaret McLeod; grandchildren, Joseph James and Peyton Hayes; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Hayes will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 19, 2023.