Obit: Joel Hayes

Obit: Joel Hayes

February 15th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Joel B. Hayes, 55, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.He was a graduate of Ooltewah High school and Chattanooga State Community College and a retired Air and heating mechanic.He was preceded in death by his parents, James "Totes" Hayes and Paula Doris Ferguson; and brother, James B. "Jim" Hayes II; his grandmother, Lucille Powers Hayes.He is survived by stepmother, Betty Hayes; three sisters, Martha Jo Hayes, of Daytona Beach, Fla., Carol Jean Hayes, Guild, Tenn. and Karen Beth Ferguson, of Ivesdale, Fla.; brothers, Donnie Ferguson, of Cleveland, Ga., Danny Ferguson, of Sadorus, Ill, and Roger Ferguson, of Champaign, Ill.; niece, Marsa and nephew, Bryce Hayes, both of Tuscola, Ill.; a host of other relatives and friends.Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. CST Saturday, Feb. 16, in Pine Grove Cemetery, Jasper, Tenn., with the Rev. Lloyd Harvill officiating.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Haletown Fire Department, P.O. Box 472, Guild, TN 37340.Arrangements are by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.