June 16, 1938 - July 25, 2019
Mrs. Esther Hayes was born June 16, 1938 to the late John and Arnetha Caesar. She spent her childhood in Durham and graduated from Merrick-Moore High School in 1957. She departed this life on Thursday, June 25, 2019 at Duke Regional Hospice, Palliative Care Unit. Esther graduated from DeShazor’s Beauty System, Inc. in 1962 under the direction of Madam J. DeShazor, Mr. S. B. Frazier and Miss W. P. Hill. Mrs. Hayes had a long and successful career as a cosmetologist and felt that it was her duty to assist young aspiring cosmetologist to reach their full potential in becoming successful entrepreneurs. Mrs. Hayes was not only a role model for young aspiring cosmetologists, but she was also a pillar of the community. She was an active member of Fisher Memorial United Holy Church and attended church regularly until her health prevented her from doing so. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, James Jacobus Hayes, Sr. and brother, John L. Caesar. Surviving to celebrate her living and to mourn her loss are her children, Maurice LaVon Hayes (Lisa), James Jacobus Hayes, Jr., Sherron Hayes Williams (James) and Andrew Pasquel Hayes; six grandchildren, Marshall O. Williams, Chelsea M. Hayes, Jamie D. William, Olivia S. Williams , Andrew C. Hayes and Ashton P. Hayes; and a multitude of extended family, and friends who will miss her. The family of Mrs. Esther Hayes will host a visitation for special friends on Friday, August 2, 2019, between the hours of five and eight o'clock in the evening and Saturday, August 3, 2019, between the hours of one and four o'clock in the afternoon. Please contact Sherron H. Williams, daughter of Esther, for details at (919) 452-9225, texting is preferred. The family looks forward to visiting with everyone at the scheduled visitation period on Monday, August 5, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at White Rock Baptist Church. A celebration of Esther's life will be held at White Rock Baptist Church, 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707 on Monday, August 5th; Family Visitation at 11:00 a.m. and Life Celebration Service at 12:00 noon.
Mrs. Esther Hayes was born June 16, 1938 to the late John and Arnetha Caesar. She spent her childhood in Durham and graduated from Merrick-Moore High School in 1957. She departed this life on Thursday, June 25, 2019 at Duke Regional Hospice,... View Obituary & Service Information
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