Lichele Tonya Hayes

February 20, 1945November 20, 2021

Lichele Tonya Hayes, age 76, of North Charleston, South Carolina passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Lichele was born February 20, 1945 in Brooklyn, NY to George and Melessa Hayes.

Lichele worked for the North Charleston Police Department and then went to the Charleston County Sheriffs office where she worked as a law enforcement officer for over 20 years and retired. Lichele loved music and was also a passionate poet. Lichele worked with her father on radio station WNJR 1430 and was also a model for A&S in New York.

Lichele is survived by her sons Andrew Hayes and Dane West; her granddaughters Natyshia "Nikki" and Kayla; and her best friend Barbara Snow-Cottrell.

Lichele is preceded in death by her parents George and Melessa Hayes.

A visitation will be held for Lichele at Carolina Memorial funeral home at 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston SC 29406 on Saturday December 4th, 2021 from 6-8PM. There will be a chapel service on Sunday December 5th, 2021 at 3:00PM with a bural to follow at Carolina Memorial Gardens.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Hayes family.


4 December

Visitation at Carolina Memorial Funeral home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


5 December

Memorial Service at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel

3:00 pm


5 December

Burial at Carolina Memorial Park



Lichele Tonya Hayes

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