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December 02, 2023

Martha Ann Hayes

Martha Ann Hayes

Martha Ann Hayes, 75, of Polk Street, Taylorsville, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at her residence.

Martha was born April 24, 1944, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Sad Washington Greene and Elsie Irene Hayes.

She had worked in the furniture industry and was a member of New Zion Baptist Church, where she was part of the mission ministry and usher ministry. She loved to clean houses, enjoyed baking, cooking, and loved to visit the sick and shut-ins in the community. Martha loved her grandchildren, but most of all she loved the Lord.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Hayes; three sisters, Hattie Taylor, Nancy Smith, and Lillian Millsaps; and two brothers, Freddy Hayes and Eugene Hayes.

Those left to cherish her memory include three daughters, Cynthia Agudelo, Bonnie Hayes, and Kisha Hawthorne and husband David Hawthorne, Jr., all of Taylorsville; two sons, Darren Hayes and wife Latrenda of Taylorsville, and Eric Hayes and wife Dominica of Virginia Beach, Virginia; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marie Free of Hickory.

The Home-going service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church. Pastor Frank R. Butler, Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow in the New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to: Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Condolences may be sent to:

Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Hayes Family.


  1. Tina Cowans (Barber) on June 28, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Am wish I could be there with you, In spirit I will be. May God bless you and your family.🙏😇

  2. Joe Linney on June 29, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    May precious memories of the lost of mother Martha Ann, fill you with peace and confront.

  3. Melissa P Bolick on July 17, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    I was privileged to stay with Miss Martha and her brother Freddie Hayes. I just saw this in the obituaries and my heart broke. She was a Godly woman and so very kind to me. She greatly influenced me in my time with her.

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