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Obituary for Betty Rhodes Hayes
Betty Rhodes Hayes, 77, of Columbia died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at her residence in Columbia.
Born June 3, 1939 in Tyrrell County she was the daughter of the late Rufus Rhodes and Martha Swain Rhodes and was preceded in death by her sisters, Stella R. Litchfield and Doris R. Oliver; brothers, Royce Rhodes, Earl Rhodes, Terry Rhodes and Steenie Rhodes. She retired as a bookkeeper with Glasser Realty and was a member of Cabin Swamp Church of Christ.
Her family includes her husband, George Nelson Hayes of Columbia, NC; daughters, Donna S. da Silva, Tammy P. Vermillion and Sandee Holmstrand all of Virginia Beach, VA. and Toni L. Miller of Chesapeake, VA.; sister, Judy R. Abel of Columbia, NC; grandchildren, Aaron Dunman, Cory and Carson Vermillion, Dempsey and Brody Miller and Shane Da Silva.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Cabin Swamp Church of Christ, Columbia with Thomas Biggs officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell and other times at the residence. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to charity of choice.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.