Jeffery Lynn Hayes

Published 12:48 pm Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Jeffery Lynn Hayes, 59, Johnson City, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2023, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born June 24, 1964 in Carter County.
Jeffery was a graduate of Happy Valley High School. He owned and operated an auto body shop. He loved cars and tractors.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Hayes, and a brother, Marlon Hayes.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Lisa Shepherd Hayes; three children, Jessica Barnett and friend Aaron Moore, Christy Peterson and husband Tyler and Sarah Hayes and friend Dylan Fields; three grandchildren, Hannah Vaughn, Kinsley Moore and Cyler Peterson; his mother, Shirley Hayes; his special niece, Betsy Shepherd and husband Joe; and also a special friend, David Whitehead.
The graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, December 28, in the Williams Cemetery at Milligan College. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 2:50 p.m. Thursday, will be Dylan Fields, John Stewart, Aaron Moore, Tyler Peterson, Joe Shepherd and Raymond Whitehead. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 2:50 p.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends at the residence following the graveside service. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hayes family.

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