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Barbara Jean Hayes
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Church of The Nativity Catholic Church
    1061 Folly Road
    Charleston, SC 29412
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic
    3226 Maybank Highway
    Building C
    Johns Island, SC 29455

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“Rest in peace Mom, I will love and miss you forever. Your son, Jimmy ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Jimmy Hayes - Edisto Island, SC

“Dr. Hayes and Thomas and family. Inga and I send our deepest sympathy to your family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Inga and Ellerbe...Read More »
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3 of 18 | Posted by: BEN DUNN - ANDREWS, SC

“Jim,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Joe & Nina Duane - Tampa, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss, I will keep all of you in my prayers and thoughts. Mrs. Hayes was always a true southern belle. I will always remember...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Salmonsen Varner - SC

“My condolences to the Hayes Family. May God bring comfort and peace to you all, during this time of sadness. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Condolences to Jimmy and his family and Thomas and his family. Barbara was such a delight to be around. Her fun-loving personality was contagious....Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Carolyn Mathis - Lancaster, SC

“With deepest sympathy and prayers for comfort. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Ruth Padgett RN - Charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear of Mrs. Hayes's passing - such a sweet and kind person. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Tony Rapchick - Richmond, VA

“Remembering Barbara Jean as a teenage cousin brings a smile to my face. She was loved and looked up to by all the "Pendergrass" cousins. We are so...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Dr. Jim, Little Jimmy, Amy & Beth - some of my fondest memories include your fun, sweet, generous, beloved wife & mother. She was such a lady. I...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa (Garner) & David Wespiser

“Dr. Hayes, Jim and the entire family,May God comfort and guide you through this difficult time.Cherish the lifetime of happy memories that Mrs. Hayes...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Rick West - Charleston, SC

“JimOur thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Stella and Johnny Pardee ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you, Dr. Jim and the family -- she is missed already. No one sweeter than she. Nancy Evans ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Dr. Hayes, Jimmy, Amy and Beth:So sorry for your loss. I have many happy memories of your Mom from Nativity and JI. Praying for your peace and...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Elizabeth Boynton Holt - SC

“jimmy so very sorry for your loss,prayers to you and family. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: rick tarleton - wadmalaw island, SC

“My cousin Barbara will always remain in my mind and heart as a sweet 1st cousin. Jim, my prayers are with you and your family during this time. I...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Kathryn (Kaye) Parker - Beaufort, SC

“We were sorry to hear about Miss Barbara. Our family will keep the Hayes family in our prayers. What a special lady! I treasure the time I was...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Wade Lewis - Mount Pleasant, SC


Barbara Evans Hayes, 79, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of James Martin Hayes, Jr., M.D., entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 8, 2018. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, July 12, 2018 in The Church of The Nativity Catholic Church, 1061 Folly Road at 12:00 p.m. Prayers of Final Commendation and Farewell will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday in The Church of The Nativity Catholic Church from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Barbara was born September 12, 1938 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, daughter of Thomas Hugh Evans and Lucille Pendergrass Evans. She graduated from Andrews High School in 1956 and graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1960. Barbara and Jim were married June 9, 1960 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Georgetown, SC.

Barbara was employed by the Moultrie School District, the Medical College of South Carolina and Associates in Internal Medicine. She was an active member of the Church of the Nativity serving in the Nativity Choir. Barbara was also a member of the Charleston County Medical Society Auxiliary, Columbia College Alumna Association and served as a Red Cross volunteer.

She is survived by her husband, James Martin Hayes, Jr., M.D., of Charleston, SC; brother, Thomas Hugh Evans, Jr. of Bonneau Beach, SC; three children: James Martin Hayes, III and wife Patty of Edisto Island, SC; Amelia "Amy" Lynne Hayes DuPree and husband Keith of James Island, SC; Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Hayes Parsons and husband Terry of James Island, SC; seven grandchildren: James Martin Hayes IV, Mary Kristin West, Lauren Heather Hayes, Samantha Lee Parsons, Sarah Nicole Parsons, Joseph Hayes Hogg and Whit Stephen Hogg.

Memorials may be made to The Church of The Nativity, Parish Life Center, 1061 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412 or Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, 3226 Maybank Highway, Building C, Johns Island, SC, 29455.

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Holy Cross Cemetery

604 Fort Johnson Road James Island, SC 29412
(843) 795-2111