James Leonard "Snake" Hayes, age 91 of Sparta, Tennessee passed from this life on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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Leonard was born Monday, February 6, 1928, in Woodbury, TN, he was the son of the late Isaac Hayes and the late Dolly Saddler Hayes.
Leonard served in World War II in the U.S. Army.
Leonard is survived by his:
wife - Rowena Carter Hayes
sister - Virginia Bowles
step-daughter - Barbara Carter Lacy and husband Alvin
step-son - Ronnie Carter and wife Angie
many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his two sisters Geneva Hayes Gentry and Luclle Hayes Kennedy, two brothers Riley Wilber Hayes and Marshell Ollen Hayes, and step-son Elmore Carter Jr.
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