Ernest Junior Hayes

Ernest Junior Hayes

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Ernest Junior Hayes, 96, of Greer, widower of Dorothy “Dot” Coggins Hayes, passed away on November 10, 2019.

A native of Laurens County, son of the late Ernest Charles and Ella Mae Green Hayes, he was a retired employee of Lyman Printing and Finishing, a US Navy WWII Veteran, a member of Abner Creek Baptist Church and former member at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one son, Larry Dean Hayes of Greer; one daughter, Mary Catherine Holliday of Spartanburg; one brother, Franklin Hayes of Lyman; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mr. Hayes was predeceased by two brothers, Robert Hayes and Hank Hayes, and two sisters, Ethel Burrell and Ruby Mae Johnson.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at The Wood Mortuary. Burial will be private.

Visitation will be held 9:30-10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

The families are at their respective homes.

Online condolences may be made at

The Greer Citizen

317 Trade Street Greer, SC 29651

Phone: 1-864-877-2076

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