Betty Jane Hayes

September 7, 1934May 21, 2023
Obituary of Betty Jane Hayes


Coffey Funeral Home

Betty Jane Hayes, age 88, of New Tazewell, Tennessee was born September 7, 1934, and passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2023. Jane was a long-standing member of First Baptist Church of New Tazewell. She spent most of her life as a homemaker but worked for ten years at Enix and Carr Gifts, in New Tazewell, where she enjoyed working with several dear friends. Of course, her main enjoyment came from spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Fate and Ora Whitaker and her husband of 55 years, Henry Hayes. Jane is survived by her son: Michael Hayes (partner Melanie Mullins); daughter: Julie Fulcher and husband Lee; grandchildren: Lindsay Kirkland, Morgan Harris (Travis), David Hayes (Casey), Andrew Fulcher (fiancé Maryclare), Adam Fulcher (Ansley), and Addison Fulcher; seven great grandchildren, and three more to be born this year. The family will receive friends Saturday May 27, 2023, from 4PM to 6PM at Coffey Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 6PM in the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. A small graveside service will be held in Fairview Cemetery on Monday, May 29, 2023, at 11AM. Officiating both services will be the Reverend Bill Duncan and the Reverend Tanner McDowell, Senior and Associate Pastors of First Baptist Church of New Tazewell. Pallbearers: David Hayes, Andrew Fulcher, Adam Fulcher, Addison Fulcher, Travis Harris, and Hayden Crowe Honorary Pallbearers: Stan Breeding, Bill Brown, David Farmer, and Eddie Venable The family of Jane Hayes wishes to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to Tri-State Rehab Center where Jane received care during the final months of her life. In Lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church of New Tazewell.

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  • Michael Hayes Son
  • Julia Fulcher and husband Lee Daughaater
  • Lindsay Kirkland Grandchild
  • Morgan (Travis) Harris Grandchildren
  • David (Casey) Hayes Grandchildren
  • Andrew (fiance' Maryclare) Fulcher Grandchildren
  • Adam (Ansley) Fulcher Grandchildren
  • Addison Fulcher Grandchild
  • Seven with three more on the way Great Grandchildren

  • David Hayes Active Pallbearer
  • Andrew Fulcher Active Pallbearer
  • Adam Fulcher Active Pallbearer
  • Addison Fulcher Active Pallbearer
  • Travis Harris Active Pallbearer
  • Hayden Crowe Active Pallbearer
  • Stan Breeding Honorary Pallbearer
  • Bill Brown Honorary Pallbearer
  • David Farmer Honorary Pallbearer

Past Services

Saturday, May 27, 2023

The family will receive friends at Coffey Funeral Home

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Funeral service in the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel


Private graveside service in the Fairview Cemetery