Slaine Riceal Rafferty Hayes

Slaine Riceal Rafferty Hayes


Funeral services for Slaine Riceal Rafferty Hayes, 60, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2013, at Providence Presbyterian Church, officiated by Reverend Mike Bragen. Interment will follow in Woodridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday evening at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia and one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the , Winn-Dixie , 1552 Shoup Court, Decatur, GA 30033.

Mrs. Hayes passed away Monday, December 31, 2012, after a two year plus battle of cancer. Born in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Cora and John Rafferty. Mrs. Hayes was a loving wife and mother. She loved scrapbooking and ran a small in home business that sold to scrap book stores in several states. She was a devoted member of Providence Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hayes was a long term volunteer for The Boy Scouts of America. She was the main reason her family was recognized as The Ettawa Creek Scouting Family of the year in 2001.

Surviving is her loving husband, George Hayes of Lexington; son, Christopher Hayes; brothers, Sean Rafferty (Brenda); nieces and nephews, Tonya and Chad of Greenville, SC and Russell Rafferty of Platte City, MO; sisters-in-law, Lynn Trainor (deceased) (Dwight), nephews, Ryan and Joe, Debbie Baird, nieces Family and friends may sign the on-line guestbook at:

Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 2, 2013