Edison Hayles

Published 9:05 am Monday, June 26, 2023

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Mr. Edison “Ed” Hayles, 94, passed away on Sat., June 24, 2023, at his home in Atmore surrounded by his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wesley (Arlie Shipp) Hayles; two wives, Maereen Hayles and Frances B. Hayles; one son, Norman Hayles; three brothers, Marvin Hayles, Eubie Hayles and Thomas Hayles; and four sisters, Ollie Mae Stafford, Helen Colbert, Litha Freeman and Lula Mae Parker.
He is survived by one daughter, Gaye King, of Atmore; four grandchildren, Jody Hayles, of Jackson, Ga., Robert Hayles, of Franklin, N.C., Justin Taylor, of Albuquerque, N.M. and Jonathan Taylor, of Mobile; nine great-grandchildren, McKenzie Hayles, Jessie Hayles, Jackson Hayles, Sarah Hayles, Maggie Hayles, Jonathan Taylor Jr., Selby Taylor, Henry Taylor and Will Taylor; and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held on Tues., June 27, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC with the Rev. Gabe Holloway officiating.
Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on June 27, 2023 from 1 p.m. until service time at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC.
Pallbearers will be Robbie Hayles, James Wesley Colbert, Matthew Hayles, Jonathan Taylor, Jonathan Taylor Jr. and Wayne Colbert.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Lee Davis and Jack Mitchell.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.