Charlye Hayward

Charlye M. "Chick" Hayward

Departed this life peacefully on Wed, Apr 23, 2014. Charlye was born August 2, 1926 to Charlie and Mary Jane Reed in Orlando FL.  Later she moved to Lansing, MI. where she met and married the love of her life Thomas Hayward.  Charlye was employed by the United States Postal Service, where she worked until she retired and was an active member of Union Missionary Baptist Church.

Charlye was preceded in death by her husband Thomas, daughter Sheri, parents Charlie and Mary Jane Reed, four sisters, and one brother.   She leaves to cherish her memories one sister Gloria R. Ware of Eatonville, FL.; nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends, and special friends and care giver Byron, Angela Williams and family.

Visitation will be from noon - 7 pm on Thurs, May 1, 2014 at Riley Funeral Home.  The Funeral Service will be held at Union MBC on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 12 pm with the family hour beginning at 11 am.

Published in Lansing State Journal on Apr. 30, 2014