Mabel Lounett Hight Tayes, 88, Hermitage, was born Aug. 10, 1925 and entered into eternal rest Sept. 29.
She was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church for over 70 years. She was married July 31, 1943 to James Clarence Tayes.
Lounett was preceded in death by husband, James Clarence Tayes; parents, Grady and Rebecca Hight; sisters, Vallie Lohman and Carmene Eakes; and granddaughter, Becky Tayes.
She is survived by: sons, Tony Tayes, Joey Tayes and Jeff (Angelia) Tayes; grandchildren, Steve Tayes, Scottie Tayes, Latisha (Blake) Hall and Annette (Buddy) Crunk; and great-grandchildren, Kain and Micah Hailey and Lyric Johnson.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 1 p.m. at PleasantGrove United Methodist Church with Bro. James Rowlett officiating. Interment will follow the service at Hermitage Memorial Gardens with Steve Tayes, Scottie Tayes, Blake Hall, Buddy Crunk, Bryan Baldwin, Steve Hagar, Ronny Skully and Zillon Felts serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are: Harold Anderson, Joe Low, Eugene Tayes, Jerry Tayes, Mike Tayes, John Carr, Mitchell Smith, Mike Richardson, Dave Foster, Jr., Johnny George and Elrick Daly. Visitation with the family was Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet and Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2250 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, (615)758-5459, obituary line (615)758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.