Angela Hayes, better known as “Blue Eyes”, age 60 of Briceville, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2023. She was born on September 11, 1963 to the late Jesse and Juanita Wilson Lawson in Briceville. She loved children and enjoyed taking care of the neighborhood kids. Her son was her world and she cherished time spent with him. She was a beloved member of Laurel Branch Baptist Church and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by husband, Kenny Hayes; niece, Tiffanie Smith; father and mother-in-law, Billy and Evelyn Hayes.

She is survived by: son, Derek Hayes; her one and only special granddaughter whom she loved deeply, Autumn Hayes; siblings, Teresa Taulbee, Sandra K. Wilson; Lisa Lawson, Michael Lawson, Michelle Smith; special nieces and nephews, Justin, Cody, Rebecca, Christina, Mikey, Katelyn, BJ, and Chad; sister-in-law, Tammy Williams; brothers-in-law, Mark and Kelly Hayes; and other family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Laurel Branch Baptist Church on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 5-7 with the funeral service to follow at 7pm with Rodney Lowe and Steve Seiber officiating. Graveside services will be on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 1pm at Circle Cemetery.