Nellie B. Hayes, affectionately known as “MawMaw”, passed away on May 29, 2021, at a local hospital, at the age of 90.
Nellie was a stay-at-home mother, who raised kids, grandkids and great-grandkids, and was known to everyone at “MawMaw”. She loved to cook for her family and loved “cutting a rug” every chance she got with her sisters. She loved going on cruises and going to the casinos.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ulay C. Hayes “PawPaw”; children, Ulay “Cecil” Hayes, Jr., Carolyn Ward, Cynthia Hayes “Haze” and Julie Brown; and her parents, Cass Johnson and Blanche Mae Leavins.
MawMaw is survived by her grandchildren, Dawn Liotti (Michael) of Cullman, AL, Melanie Payne (Jeremy Thrift) of Fairhope, AL, Dusty Peyronnin (Kyle) of Ft. Stewart, GA, Tonya Delisle (Shawn) of Fairhope, AL, Mac Hayes (Jayme) of Clanton, AL, Rick Ward of Fairhope, AL, Jeremy Hayes (Makayla) of Wiggins, MS and Heather Brown of Fairhope, AL; great-grandchildren, Cecilia Forristel, Emily Milligan, Cody Payne, Chris Payne, Caitlin Payne, Carlie Payne, Courtney Thomas, Dalton Yentes, Westley Lazenby, Cayden Peyronnin, Labon Delisle, Faith Delisle, Brayden Hayes, Caleb Howard, Keiran Hayes, Blaine Hayes, Dillon Ward, Brooklyn Ward, Lexi Ward, Brody Lominchar, Elian Hayes and Lily Brown; great-great-grandchildren, Hunter Forristel, Haleigh Forristel, Elliot Milligan, Axel Milligan, Caiden Payne, Rylee Silva and Grayson Payne; siblings, Tammy Toler and Virginia Cumbie; and sister-in-law, Martha Lay.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 7, 2021, at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, at 11:00AM. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Fairhope Memory Gardens.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.