Memorial services for John Allen Muirhead Hayes, age 40 of Scroggins, were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Cason with Bro. Scott Darby, Bro. Don Ross, and Bro. Jack Culpepper officiating.
Mr. Hayes was born June 8, 1970 in Fort Worth to Chester Edward Muirhead and Amalia Martin. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was employed in metal construction. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cason.
He died Sunday, June 5 in Franklin County. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Muirhead, his grandparents, May and Chester Cates, Luke and Luisa Lunsford, and Leroy and Ion Hayes, and five uncles.
He is survived by his mother and step-father, Amalia and Ricky Martin of Scroggins; his father and step-mother, Jamie and Beverly Hayes of Elkins, Ark.; a son, Taylor Anthony Franek of Elkins, Ark.; a brother, Cody Lynn Forsyth, a sister and brother-in-law, Misti Hayes and Brian Testerman, and a sister, Jammie LouAnn Hayes, all of Wesley, Ark.; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Building Fund at the First Baptist Church in Cason.