Lillie Thelma McCalop Hayes

NEW BERN - Lillie Thelma McCalop Hayes, 81, of 814 Chattawka Lane, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at her residence.

A native of Turkey, N.C., she lived in Philadelphia, Pa., was employed as a teacher and retired to New Bern. She was a member of St. John M. B. Church serving on the 70+ Club, Fellowship Committee and Women Working the Word.

Her funeral will be at noon Wednesday at St. John M. B. Church with the Rev. John Pierce officiating and the Rev. Judy Pierce as eulogist. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

She is survived by one son, Raymond B. Hayes of New Bern; one daughter, Jamie Hayes Frederick of Valrico, Fla.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Viewing will be Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the mortuary and one hour prior to the service at the church. Condolences are received at

Published in Sun Journal from Mar. 18 to Mar. 21, 2013