Family Gathering: 112 Tremont Street, Thomasville, NC
Funeral Services: Saturday, June 29, 2019
Emmanuel Baptist Church
204 Turner Street
Thomasville, NC 27360
On May 6, 1931, Helen Marie Kearns Hayes was born to the late Ernest Kearns and Louise Harshaw Kearns in Randolph County, North Carolina. On June 22, 2019 she quietly transitioned from this earthly home for her eternal home in heaven.
Helen attended the public schools of Davidson County. She was a proud member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Thomasville, NC until her health declined. She served in ministries such as Sunday School, Prayer Warrior Group, and she sang on several choirs. Helen loved to sing praises to the Lord.
Helen married Nacomas Hayes and to this union one son, Ronald Hayes was born. Helen was a woman of elegance and grace. She had a motherly nature. She loved taking care of everyone. She retired from Carolina Underwear as a seamstress. After retirement she began working at several nursing homes, doing what she loved best.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Louise Kearns, her husband, Nacomas Hayes, her son, Ronald Hayes, two brothers, Richard Kearns and Harris Kearns and a sister, Lizzie Henderson.
Helen leaves to cherish her memories one sister, Margaret “Lucille” Terry of Pleasantville, NJ, two brothers, William Kearns and James (Rachel) Kearns both of Thomasville, NC, a special niece and nephew, Terri Hayes and Terrance Hayes both of West Berlin, NJ, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.