BEULAH - Connie Sue McKnight Hayes, age 62, of Beulah, MS, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at her home.
Visitation will be held Friday April 1, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the Beulah Cemetery. Reverend Allen Robison will officiate the services.
Connie was born on July 21, 1953 to Gordon and Amy (McKnight) Lott in Kissimmee, Florida. She moved to Rosedale at an early age. She graduated Rosedale High School. She married Robert Lee Hayes on November 06, 1971 in Trinity Baptist Church in Rosedale, MS. Connie worked at the Bolivar County Tax Assessors Office in Rosedale for 25 years. She also worked with C D Long Partnership as office assistant for 14 years. She was a member and Sunday School teacher at Trinity Baptist Church in Rosedale. Connie was a mother to all her kids childhood friends. She loved to Fish and work in her flower garden. Connie loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, they kept her motivated to fight in her final days. She was preceded in death by a grandchild Lexus Shine Hayes.
Connie is survived by Husband of 44 years, Robert Lee Hayes of Beulah, MS. Daughter, Brandie Marie Hayes of Beulah, MS. Son, JohnGordon and wife Ashden Hayes of Cleveland, MS. Parents, Gordon & Amy Lott of Beulah, MS. Sister, Johnnie Parr of Shreveport, LA. Three grandchildren; Gabryella Tamara Hayes, Christin John Hayes and Colton Brett Little. One great grandchild Jeremiah Kentrell Hawkins.
Pallbearers are Victor Hawkins, Dave Rocconi, Robby Scott, Adam Byrd, Tony Lafisca and Tee Travis. Honorary pallbearers are Henry Earl Long, Buddy Long and Ray Travis.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at Cleveland Funeral Home