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Helen Ruth Ducksworth, 79

March 27, 1944 — January 26, 2024

Taylorsville, MS

Mrs. Helen Ruth Ducksworth Hayes 79, Taylorsville, MS was a lifelong member of Leaf River Missionary Baptist Church.  She attended school at Cherry Grove School, Cherry Grove, MS.  She enjoyed cooking, baking, and ironing and worked for over 10 years at Collinswood Poultry Plant and for Allen's Cleaners, Taylorsville, MS.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Amos and Myrtle Ducksworth; husband, Tommie Ray Hayes and one daughter, Angie Blackwell.

Survivors include sons Dannie(Daisy) Hayes, Prentiss, MS, Kenneth(Michelle) Hayes, Mt. Olive, MS and Richard (Valorie ) Hayes, Mize, MS; daughters, Annie(Silas) Moody, Mt. Olive, Helen D. Hayes, and Vickie Hayes, both of Mize, MS.  A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, nieces, nephews, cousins, a sister and brother in laws, and friends.

Active Pallbearers:  Lazayua Hayes, William McCullum, Don Blackwell, John Barnes, William Hayes, and Terry Griffith

Honorary Pallbearers:  Jalen Hayes, Patrick Sandifr, Justin Keyes, Walter Hayes, Jack Hawthorne, Anferne McCullum, Deon Foster, and Jaquez Keyes.

Flower Bearers:  Family and Friends.

Reverend/Dr. Eugene Page was the Officiant.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 2, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Leaf River Missionary Baptist Church

100 Church Street, Taylorsville, MS 39168

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