Elsie Smith Hayes, 87, a longtime resident of Butner passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016 at her home.

She was the daughter of the late Lester and Meda Smith. She was of the Methodist Faith and was a homemaker.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are her daughter, Joyce M. Hayes (David) of Butner, a daughter-in-law, Betsy Hayes of Stem, a sister, Margaret Borkman of Baltimore, one grandson, Michael Whitfield of Butner, two granddaughters, Angela Wiggs (Jeffrey) and Brittany Hayes, both of Stem, two great-granddaughters, Baileigh and Raegan Wiggs, also of Stem. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Hayes, a son, Bobby Hayes, four brothers, Richard Smith, Click Smith, Roscoe Smith and Billy Helmick and a sister, Mary Moats.

The family will receive visitors at the home of her daughter, Joyce Hayes, 305 11th St. Butner, N.C. 27509.

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