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Hazel Hyde Hayes

April 19, 1932 — September 10, 2023

Hazel Lorene Hyde Hayes, 91, of Gastonia, died Sunday, September 10, 2023 at Peak Resources in Gastonia.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 15,2023, at Love Memorial Baptist Church, where Hazel was a member, with Rev. Mike Criswell officiating. Interment will follow at Hollywood Cemetery.

Born on April 19, 1932, in Graham County, N.C. Hazel was the daughter of the late Robert Virgil Hyde and Mary Thelma Hooper Hyde. Hazel retired from Burlington Industries (Millikan) in Cramerton, N.C. She loved her
family and her church family. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School, W.M.U. and gathering with friends from the YMCA.

In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ormand Hayes; sisters, Regina Willis, Dorothy Collins, and Doris Godwin; brothers, Phillip Hyde and Reid Hyde.

Surviving are her daughters, Patty Paradis (Greg) of Charlotte, NC and Michele Dawes of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Robert Paradis (Michelle), Katie Illig, Thomas Paradis, and Patrick Dawes; three great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Love Memorial Baptist Church, 311 E. Walnut Avenue, Gastonia, NC, 28054 or Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 15, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Love Memorial Baptist Church

311 E Walnut Ave, Gastonia, NC 28054

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