Viola Taylor Hayes

BRANCH – Funeral services will be held at Elizabeth Memorial Baptist Church on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 3 p.m. for Viola Taylor Hayes, 88 who died Sunday, October 26, 2008.

Interment will be in the Elizabeth Memorial Baptist Cemetery.

Surviving are grandson, Terrance “Terry” Wade Hayes, grandson, Tracy Carlton Hayes and wife Charisse, grandson, Warner “Scotty” Scott Hayes and wife Nancy, great-grandchild, Camryn Hayes, great-grandchild, Baylee Hayes, great-grandchild, Gavin Hayes, great-grandchild, Morgan Hayes, great-grandchild, Alexis Hayes, great-grandchild, Courtney Hayes, sister, Lorella Richard, sister, Rena Jones.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Warner Lee Hayes and son Ernest Dean Hayes and brothers Nolan Taylor, Ernest Taylor and Robert Taylor, sister Aline Taylor Prather.

She was born Monday, July 19, 1920 in Branch, daughter of the late Ernest Taylor and the late Irene Richard Hayes.

Friends were received 3 p.m. until 9 p.m., Monday, October 27, 2008 and will be received from 8 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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