Hugh James Sonny Hays
Funeral Date: 2/27/2011

Obituary:
Hugh James “Sonny” Hays age 85 of Warren, AR. died Friday, February 25th at the Bradley County Medical Center. He was born December 8th, 1925 in Rowell, AR., a son of the late Hugh Cleveland Hays and Velma Lee Bradley Hays. He was a retired United States Army Veteran serving in World War II and the Korean Conflict. A member of the Jehovah Witness Church he also retired from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department in Warren AR. Also preceding him in death are brothers, Burt Hays, Newt Hays, Thomas Hays, 2 sisters, Edna Stark, Eula White, 2 grandchildren Jocelyn Sedberry and Teresa Gail Hays. Survivors include his wife, Martha Sue Brown Hays, whom he married December 8th, 1953. 3 sons, Steve Hays, Jimmy Hays, and Johnny Hays all of Warren, AR. 1 daughter, Judy Ann Sedberry, Warren, AR. 1 brother, Billy Hays, Indianapolis IN. and a sister Novern Wright, Rye, AR. 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral service was 1:30pm Sunday, February 27th at Frazer’s Chapel of the Chimes with Rev. Mike Mercer and Rev. Jerry Gates officiating. Organist was Linda Barrett. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Josh Nichols, Bret Nichols, John Wooldridge, Randy Wooldridge, and Mike Tiner. Honorary pallbearers were James Thompson, Ashley Johnston, Huey Nichols, Steve Mann, Nazair Menton, and Boyce Hamlet.

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Name: David & Patty Hays Grice
Message: Aunt Martha, Jimmy, Judy, Steve and Johnnie We're so sorry to hear about uncle Sonny. Your in our thoughts and prayers. Love ya

Name: Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: It was an honor to meet such a sweet man… The family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time… Kelley Hollingsworth

Name: Ronnie and Teresa Hays
Message: Aunt Martha and family we are so sorry to hear of Uncle Sonny's death.

Name: Laura Baker
Message: Judy I am sorry to hear about your dad. He was a very good person. My prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Glen & Sheila Davis
Message: We are so sorry for your loss,you will be in our thoughts and prayers

Name: Bro. Ricky Rauls
Message: Johnny , I am truly sorry for you and your family for the loss of your dad. I pray that God will give you comforting grace to carry you through these tough days. May God bless you and your family.

Name: Ronald & Carla Golden
Message: Johnny and Judy Hayes, So sorry about the loss of your dad. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We love you.

Name: Dennis & Sherry Hays
Message: We are sorry to hear of the loss of Uncle Sonny. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Leslie Stephens
Message: I'm SO very sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Hays. My heart dropped when I saw his name listed here. I always enjoyed taking care of him in the hospital....he was such a sweet, sweet man. I thought of him often. My thoughts are with you all.

Name: Judy Wynne
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley
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Name: Bubba & Chrisann Gannaway
Message: With Love & Prayers!

Name: David Harcrow
Message: Steve,Jimmy,Johnny & family , sorry for your loss of a loved one, my prayers are with you.

Name: GARY AND RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: JUDY, JOHNNY AND FAMILY. WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. KNOW THAT WE ARE THINKING OF YOU ALL.