Violet Raye Wallace Hayes, 66, of Granite City, passed away unexpectedly at 1:07 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Capital Region Medical Center ER in Jefferson City, Mo.
She was born Sept. 7, 1949, in Bear Spring, Tenn., the daughter to the late Bieth and Queenie (Birks) Wallace.
Violet retired from Sigma as a production line worker after many years of service. She was a member of Word of Life Tabernacle and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids and great-grandkids.
Survivors include two daughters, Tracy Hayes Morgan of Jefferson City, Mo., and Tonia Hayes of Roxana; six grandchildren, Jacklyn, Joey, Jacob, Anthony, Jade and Ashley; four great-grandkids, Anastasia, Dominic, Kendal and Xavier; a brother, B.W. (Peggy) Wallace of Granite City; and five sisters, Helen Shutt of Springfield, Tenn., Freda (Max Rorie) Tucker of Lebanon, Tenn., Ann (Benny) Warren of Shelbyville, Tenn., Peggy (Jesse) Somers of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Nelda (Gary) Kingdon of Creve Coeur, Mo.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Edward Lee Hayes; a sister, June Wallace; and seven brothers, Gerald, Harry, Leon, Bobby, Shelby, Guy and Roger Wallace.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of services at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Henry Crippen officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family or to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements with online information and guestbook may be found at www.wojstrom.com.