(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
Mrs. Sarah Jane Gant Hayward, 79, of Grenada, died October 29, 1998 at Methodist Hospital Central in Memphis, of heart failure.
Mrs. Hayward was a homemaker and member of Hardy Baptist Church in Hardy.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Hardy Baptist Church in Hardy with Rev. Michael McClendon officiating and Rev. Norris Corley assisting. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Carroll County.
Mrs. Hayward is survived by her husband, Mr. Taylor Hayward, Jr. of Grenada; one stepdaughter, Gloria H. Gatlin of Grenada; three stepsons, Tommy Hayward, David Hayward, Johnny Hayward, all of Grenada; three sisters, Agnes Gant Hayward of Elliott, Florence Purdy of Grenada, Bonnie B. Gant of Arlington, Va.; two brothers, James O. "Tincy" Gant of Elliott, Joseph T. Gant, Jr. of Gulfport; and six step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Mark Lane, Buzzy Hill, Hebert Hayward, Tommy Hayward, David Hayward, and Charles Norris.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona was in charge of arrangements.
The Winona Times
November 5, 1998