Jeanette Calfee Hayes


Jeanette Calfee Hayes

Jeanette Calfee Kaeppner Hayes, 61, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2017, in an Austell, Ga., hospital. 

She was the daughter of the late Julia Ethel Peterson Calfee and Billy Gene Calfee; and was also preceded in death by her brother, John W. Calfee. 

She was a nurse’s assistant for Life Care Centers and Bradley Healthcare Services. She also worked for Waffle House for a number of years. Most of all, she was a homemaker and a very active grandmother, spending time with her grandchildren. She loved the outdoors, including camping and animals.  She was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Michael "Mike" Hayes of Cleveland; her daughter, Jennifer Escobar, and her husband, Jose Luis Escobar; her son, Jeremy Shane Kaeppner, and his wife, Tiffany, all of Cleveland; her grandchildren: Brianna Moore, Eliya Hughes, Kadie Escobar, Julian Escobar and Lydia Escobar, Jeremy Kaeppner Jr., Trey Kaeppner, Nicole Kaeppner, April Kaeppner, Tori Kaeppner and Angel Rogers; her great-grandchildren: Lucianna Davis, Harlow Estella Saurez and Naomi Moore; her sisters: Cynthia Lowery, and her husband, Dennis, of Crockett, Texas, Julia Lynn Cross, and her husband, Lonnie, of Cleveland; her brothers: Billy Calfee Jr. of Cleveland, Eric Calfee of Hixson, Richard Calfee of Pikeville; her special nephews: Matthew Duckett and Dustin Duckett; and several extended family members including aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at 2 p.m. from the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Avenue Chapel, with the Rev. Sam Randolph officiating.

Interment will follow in the Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as casket bearers. 

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 7, 2017, at the funeral home.

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