Ladonna Louise Villers Hayes, 57, of Elizabeth

Ladonna Louise Villers Hayes, 57, of Elizabeth WV, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 14, 2021.

She was born in Irvine, Kentucky on November 1, 1963, to the late Reverend Lewis and Louise Villers.

She is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, Tim Hayes of Elizabeth; daughters, Chasity (Kevin) Sions of Morgantown WV and Kayla (Dustin) Amerson of Grand Rapids MI; nine grandchildren that she adored, Miriam, Hannah, and Eli of Morgantown, and Colton, Layne, Lysle, Cahlen, Elian, and Ezra of Grand Rapids, Ladonna is also survived by her brother, Jon (Koreen) Villers of Philippi WV and sisters-in-law Patty Gray and Paula Hayes of Parkersburg WV and Elizabeth Hayes of Baltimore MD; She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Geneva Hayes of Parkersburg; three maternal aunt's, Wilma Horn and Pat Wiseman of Irvine KY, and Virginia Wiseman of Lexington KY; also by several nieces and nephews, Caleb (Maci) Villers, Allison (Logan) Reynolds, Thomas Villers, Robert Villers, Aleishia Hayes, Cody Hayes, Kyle Hayes, Deanan Perry, Angie, Raymond, and Amanda Gray; and several great nieces and nephews.

Ladonna was first introduced to Jesus by her parents Lewis and Louise Villers as they served the Lord in Kentucky and all over the state of West Virginia with American Baptist Churches.

She graduated from Wirt County High School in 1982 and completed several semesters in Education at WVU-P. Ladonna eagerly served in many capacities of ministry and service. She was always the first person to volunteer to serve and support whatever activities her daughters were involved in from PTO President, Home Room Mom, Band Boosters, Band Uniform Sewing, keeping the books at basketball games, to hosting Home Football Game Pizza Nights for friends and family. Ladonna worked full-time for Wirt County BOE for over 20 years and loved "her kids." She loved her people fiercely! Ladonna will be greatly missed by all who came to know her as a loving and generous follower of Christ!

In lieu of flowers, the family has established in Ladonna's honor a memorial scholarship fund to help future educators graduating from Wirt County High School. Please send memorial contributions to Calhoun County Bank P.O. Box 129 Elizabeth, WV 26143. (Memo Line: Ladonna Hayes Memorial Scholarship Fund)

Ladonna's family will receive friends and family on Friday, September 17, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. and 12-1 p.m. on Saturday, September 18th, with a celebration of life service at 1 p.m. at Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville WV with Rev. Jon Villers, Rev. Kevin Sions and Rev. Dwight Goff officiating. Graveside Service will follow at Villers Family Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc. Grantsville WV.

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