LITTLE SWITZERLAND — Peggy C. Hayes, 75, of Chestnut Grove Church Road, Little Switzerland, died Nov. 18, 2013, at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
The funeral for Peggy Hayes was held on Nov. 22, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine, Dr. Bob Gray officiating. Interment followed in the Calvary Episcopal Church Cemetery in Fletcher.
She was born on April 7, 1938, in Asheville to the late George W. and Marie Cliatt. Peggy was a devoted wife, sweet mother and a loving friend to all. She was an office manager in medical & dental offices for over 30 years. Her hobbies included bridge, reading and playing golf and she was an accomplished seamstress. Peggy was an active member of First Baptist Church in Spruce Pine.
Peggy leaves behind her husband, William L. Hayes Jr. of the home; her daughters, Gaylen Ehrlichman and husband Dwight of Asheville, and Susan Hedgpeth and husband Roger of Lumberton; her son, David L. Hayes and wife Jocelyn of Asheville; her grandchildren, Katherine and Dustin Ehrlichman, Jennifer Hedgpeth, Jessica Kaukola and husband Trey, and Spencer and Jackson Hayes; her great-granddaughter, Abigail E. Hedgpeth; and her sisters, Sarah Noblitt of Lake Lure and Judy Burleson and husband Kenneth of Marion.
The family received friends on Nov. 22, 2013, at the church. Pallbearers were Charles Copper, Ron McWhirt, Norval Renaldo, Howard Sparks, George Vapaa and Dan Wilson.
Flowers are appreciated; however, donations may be made in her memory to: Parkway Fire and Rescue, memo Little Switzerland Station, P.O. Box 188, Spruce Pine N.C., 28777.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website www.webbfh.com selecting name of Peggy Hayes and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, N.C. is assisting the Hayes family.