Gaynell Hayes Cruise

May 31, 1927 - December 18, 2013
Gaynell Hayes Cruise

Gaynelle Hayes Cruise died Wednesday, Dec 18th 2013 in Wilmington, NC.

Mrs. Cruise was born in Wilkes County, May 27, 1927, to Dane and Daisy Goins Hayes.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Dane Jack Hayes, and a nephew, Danny Hayes.
Mrs. Cruise is survived by her son, Billy Cruise, and her brothers, William Thomas Hayes and wife, Caroline, Robert Edward Hayes and wife Joyce, Raymond Hayes and wife Ursula; and her sisters, Mary Hayes Parsons of Raleigh, and Margaret Hayes Wingler of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

Private Memorial services were held.

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  • January 03, 2014
    Pam Brewer Bahnson says:
    I have not seen Gaynell since I was a child. She and my Mother, Ruth Goins Brewer were cousins and very close growing up. My Mother passed away Nov. 2012. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. So sorry we have all lost touch. Daisy and Dane bring back great memories too.