Brenda O. Hayes, 71


Brenda Jane Lewis Odom Hayes, 71, of 117 Open Acres Lane, Dunn, died Sunday, June 10, 2018.

She was born on July 19, 1946, in Sampson County to the late Lattie G. Lewis and Hazel A. Lewis. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Bobby G. Odom and Branson H. Hayes; a grandson, Garrett Cody Odom; sisters, Martha L. Lewis and Judy R. Lewis; and a brother, Michael D. Lewis. Mrs. Hayes was the biscuit maker for Hardee’s where she was voted Best Biscuit Maker in Harnett County in 1994. She attended Spring Branch Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spring Branch Baptist Church, 2391 N. Spring Branch Road, Dunn. The Rev. Norwood Tadlock will officiate. She will be laid to rest at Mount Zion Cemetery.

Survivors include her sons, Micky G. Odom and wife Trilma of Salemburg, Billy R. Odom of Dunn, Ronald L. Hayes and wife Deeann of Dunn, Johnny R. Hayes and wife Melissa of Erwin; daughter, Linda S. Brinson and husband Theodore of Dunn; brothers, Michael D. Lewis and wife Evelyn of New Bern, Max G. Lewis of Dunn, Jerry A. Lewis and wife Ginny of Dunn; a sister, Laurie A. Laurie and husband Bill of Godwin; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home.


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