Jessie Lee Church Hayes Goins, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, age 80 of Shelby, NC, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at Wendover Hospice House. A visitation will be held from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Monday, July 27, 2015 at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel and other times at the homes of Donna Respess and Sherrie Houck. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Living Light Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Jeff Hayes and Rev. Randall Wright, Jr. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery.
Born March 3, 1935 in Cleveland County, Mrs. Goins was the daughter of the late Claude Herman Church and Pearl Bridges Church and was preceded in death by a husband, John B. Hayes, a husband, Samuel (Whitey) Goins Jr., a brother, Herman Allen Church, a sister, Patricia Church Cornwell, a stepdaughter, Marilyn Christine Goins, a granddaughter, Crystal Michelle Wright, and a great grandson, Noah Alexander Whaley.
Mrs. Goins was a Charter Member of Living Light Baptist Church. She was known as "Maw Maw Jessie" to many. Jessie was a retired nurse of 33 years of service from Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
She is survived by two sisters, Emily Fowler of Shelby, NC and Diane Price of Ball Ground, GA, a brother, Mike Church and wife Barbara of Shelby, NC, three daughters, Donna Hayes Respess and husband D.J. of Shelby, NC, Vicky Hayes Parker and husband Hugh Lee of Casar, NC, and Sherrie Hayes Houck and husband Clyde of Shelby, NC, a son, John DeLane Hayes and wife Betty of Memphis, TN, two step-sons, Danny Goins and Rodney Goins and wife Tracy, both of Shelby, NC, seven grandchildren, Rev. Randall Wright and wife Tracy, Jennifer Morris and husband Clay , Samuel Hayes, David Parker and wife Jennifer, Sherrie Kay Whaley, Lee Clary and fiancé Jennifer Huneycutt, Josh Houck and wife Ashley, nineteen great grandchildren, six step grandchildren, and six step-great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Living Light Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1382, Shelby, NC 28151.
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