Earlene Killam Hayles

Published 4:44 pm Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Mrs. Earlene Killam Hayles, 90, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in Century, Fla.

Mrs. Hayles was a native of Byrneville, Fla. and resided in Lottie since 1954. She was founder of the “Lottie Quilting Club,” worked in the cafeteria of Perdido School and owned a catering business. She attended the Lottie Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Calvin Hayles; son, Bubba Hayles; and one brother, Edgar Killam.

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She is survived by one son, Keith (Kathy) Hayles of Lottie; one daughter, Betty Lynn (David) Corley of Lottie; one brother, John Elton Killam of Byrneville; one sister, Evelyn Killam of Byrneville; four grandchildren, Justin Hayles, Jerrod (Emily) Hayles, Riley Waltman and Blane Waltman; and two great-grandchildren, Keaton Waltman and Chevelle Waltman.

Funeral services were held January 18, 2020 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Judd Coghin officiating.

Burial followed at the Lottie Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation was held January 18 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Jerrod Hayles, Blane Waltman, Paul Benton, Norman Myer, Steve Caldwell and Jim McCracken.

Honorary Pallbearers, Robert Hughes, Bennie Biggs and Bernard Etheridge.

The family would like to thank Century Health and Rehab and Vitas Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.