SYLVESTER, Ga. — William P. “Bill” Hayes, 79, of Sylvester, died Sunday, February 17, 2013, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

The graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, February 19, 2013, at Banks Funeral Home.

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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055