Dora L Hayes

July 27, 1927 ~ March 18, 2021

Dora Lee Hayes, 93, of Sulphur gained her Heavenly reward on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

A lifelong Sulphur resident, Dora was graduate of Sulphur High School Class of 1944. She worked at the Sulphur Mines and met her husband while working at Firestone Tire & Rubber Plant. Dora later obtained her cosmetology license; she was the owner and operator of Maplewood Beauty Salon for over 20 years. She was a member of Belleview Baptist Church of Westlake. Dora loved fishing, cooking, and playing Bingo. She adored her family and cherished time spent together.

She was reunited in Heaven with her husband of 71 years, Andrew U. “Red” Hayes; son, Garey Hayes; infant son, Randall Hayes; her parents, Foster and Ada Griffith; and siblings, Carl Griffith, Shirley Griffith, Junior Griffith, Pearl Trice, Thelma Barton, and Ethel Dore.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Carla Bragg and husband Tom of New Caney, TX; daughter-in-law, Judy Hayes of Westlake; grandchildren, Jesse Bragg and wife Colleen, Roger Bragg and wife, Amanda, Kacee Boxley and husband Philip, and Randy Hayes; great grandchildren, Taylor, Megan, Andrew, William, Jacob, Nolan, and Hunter.

Funeral services honoring Dora’s life will be 1pm, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Johnson & Robison Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mimosa Pines Cemetery South.  Visitation will be 11am -1pm, Tuesday in the funeral home. Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at

The family wishes to express a special “Thank You” to the administration and staff of Stonebridge Assisted Living for the excellent care given to Dora. Also, a special note of gratitude to Heart of Hospice for the compassion and care given.

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