Gertrude L. Hayes age 96 of Walland, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022 at Liberty Assisted Living. She attended Oak View Baptist Church. Trudy will be greatly missed by her family. Preceded in death by: husband, Clyde Hayes; parents, Robert Lee & Winnie (Hyde) Branton; brothers, R.L., Clayton, Bill, & David Gene; sisters, Bernice & Jeanette. Survivors include: daughter, Janice Hayes Cooper; special son-in-law, Phil Cooper; granddaughter, Feather Cooper; sisters, Chinera Robinson & Eutella (LeRoy) Hammontree. The family would like to thank all her family and special friends at Liberty Assisted Living. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 6:00 PM, Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Smith East Hall. Funeral service will be at 6:00 PM with Rev. Charles Bailey officiating. Family and friends will assemble for interment at 12:00 Noon, Friday, May 13, 2022 at Oak View Baptist Church Cemetery. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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