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James Stephen Hayes

July 28, 1977 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 44)


James Stephen Hayes, age 44, of Nicholls, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hayes was born on July 28, 1977 in Villa Rica, Georgia the son of Anita Martin Hayes and the late Ren O'Neal "Richard" Hallmark.

Mr. Hayes was a construction technician with Mid-South Trailers and was of the Baptist Faith. 

Survivors include his wife, Kayla H. Hayes of Nicholls, GA; four daughters, Haley Hayes, Hannah Hayes and Heather Hayes all of Nicholls, GA and Brittney Bolden of Alabama; two sons, Hunter Hayes of Nicholls, GA and Nathaniel Hayes of Chatsworth, GA; sister, Stacey Clary of Chatsworth, GA; mother, Anita Hayes of Chatsworth, GA; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Monday, November, 1, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Tanner Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Cameron Drummond, Kyle Hutchison, Roland Clary, Allen Hallmark and Kacie Hutchison.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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November 1, 2021

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Graveside Service
November 1, 2021

2:00 PM
Tanner Baptist Church Cemetery
311 Paul Cady Rd.
Douglas, GA 31535

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