Clella M. Hayes

Clella M. Hayes, age 98 of Dickson, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at NHC.

She was born March 12, 1921 in Vanleer, TN.

She is the daughter of Walter Esther Robertson (died 1926) and Ella Bertha (Lewis) Robertson Walker (died 1967); sister of Hubert Robertson, George Robertson, Opal Walker, Estelle Robertson, Lorene Coleman, John Willis Robertson and Ophelia Newkirk; and wife of Willian W. Hayes (died 1988); married in Nashville, TN. July 23, 1941.

She is the mother of nine children: Linda Joann Anderson, Larry Hayes, William W. Hayes, Peggy Lois Hines and Glenn Doyce Hayes (twins), Tony Leon Hayes, Wanda Kathy Odum, Nora Jeanette Prince and Teresa Gail Allen.

Mrs. Hayes is survived by seven of her children, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her youngest sister, 93-year-old Mary Ophelia (Robertson) Newkirk of Nashville, TN.

She was preceded in death by parents: Walter Esther Robertson and Ella Bertha (Lewis) Robertson Walker; husband, Williard W. Hayes; sons, William and Tony Hayes; grandson, Chuck Hayes; infant granddaughter, Sonya Hayes; and six siblings.

Visitation was 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2019 and Saturday 9 a.m. until time of service at Spann Funeral Home.

Funeral service for Mrs. Hayes will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 from the chapel of Spann Funeral Home with Bro. Artis Waynick officiating.

Interment was in Hayes Cemetery.

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