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The Obituary of Lucille “Cille” Hayes
Sunrise: July 17, 1925 Sunset: May 12, 2020
Lucille Hayes passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at St. David’s Hospital, while surrounded by her devoted family.
Lucille was the “third born” child of Irene Brown.
She attended school in LaGrange, Texas and later moved to Austin, Texas.
Lucille accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age, at the Grant Chapel A.M.E. Church, under the pastoral leadership of Rev. W.D. Williams, where she attended ACE League, and was a member of the Choir, Women’s Missionary Society and the Usher Board.
Lucille met and married the love of her life Willie Hayes, they were blessed to be married for 63 years and to this union, three daughters were born. Lucille worked for Austin Capital Reporting Service for Lulu Ames, as a domestic employee until she retired in 1976. At that time, her work never stopped, for she was a virtuous wife, mother and grandmother.
Lucille leaves to celebrate her life: three dedicated and loving daughters Linda K. Hayes, Sheila Hayes-Matlock, and Leila Hayes; two grandsons Thomas Matlock, Jr. , Byron (BJ) Maxwell, Jr.; and one great grandson Samiyon Demiuchest. She also leaves: one niece (that she raised as her own) Maude Crayton; one sister Betty Fuller; sisters in love Vertie Mae Daniels and Charles Etta Hodge, Houston, Texas, and Inell Leonard, Los Angeles, CA; best friend Arthur Nell Higgins; special cousin Ruby Jones and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many good friends.
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