Mary Hayes of Bedford passed away Tuesday at her home at the age of 99.
Born in 1909 to Will and Flora Wood, Mary was the first woman deputy in Lawrence County and a member of the Erie United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter Janet, brother Oren, and three granddaughters.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Merle, and her sister Wilma.
Funeral services will be held Friday at Day and Carter at 11am with burial to follow at the Erie Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today from 3 – 8pm today at Day and Carter.