Funeral service for Mrs. Jewell Chrystene Jolley Hayes, age 87, of Elora, will be conducted at 1 PM on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Howell officiating. Burial will follow in Elora Cemetery.
Jewell was born on June 3, 1930 in Franklin County, Tennessee to the late Alvie Columbus and Vada Estelle Decker Jolley. She was a seamstress with Serbin Manufacturing and was a faithful Christian. Jewell passed away on February 17, 2018 at her residence.
Survivors include her children, Geneva Roberts Hall of Huntland, Kathy Roberts (Raybon) Morris of Huntland, Diannah Roberts (Kenneth) Golden of Kelso, Betty Edwards (Bobby) Vandiver of Elora, Mary Edwards (Marty) Jones of Huntland, Judy Edwards (Bob) Stockman of Huntland, Sandy Edwards (Dwayne) Steele of Huntland and Dorothy Louise Edwards of Elora; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Irene Jolley Staggs of Fayetteville, Marshall Allen Jolley of Bedford County and Linda Jolley Walker of Winchester. In addition to her parents, Jewell was preceded in death by her first husband, James Howard Roberts, second husband, James Houston Edwards, third husband, Edward Lewis Hayes; grandson, Daniel Howard Golden; great-grandchildren, Devin Crabtree and Sterling Golden; siblings, Joyce Jolley Steele, Clinton Jefferson Jolley, Arliss Winton Jolley, Mammie Ellen Jolley Pigg and Valda May Jolley; and a brother-in-law, Harvey Emmett Edwards.
Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until time of service at 1 PM on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Jewell Chrystene Jolley Hayes.