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Retta Ivory Bayes


Retta Ivory Bayes, age 58, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.

She was born June 3, 1961 in West Liberty, Kentucky the daughter of the late Mark Smith and Lurlene Adkins. Brothers, James Smith and Ricky Smith also preceded her in death.

Retta was a homemaker and devoted member of her family. She enjoyed being with them and Willie as much as she could.

Those left to mourn include husband, Willie Bayes of Salyersville, Kentucky, daughters, Amanda Tinnell and husband Roger, Judith Bayes, Bethany Craft and husband Rodney, Malinda Brown and husband Sammy, sons, James Bayes and wife Jaime, Paul Bayes and wife Crystal, brothers, Chuck Smith, William Smith, eleven grandchildren and a host of family and friends who love and miss her.

Funeral services for Retta Bayes were conducted Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 1:00 PM from the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home. Clergy Jim Howard delivered comforting words on the day of service. Interment followed at Lakeview Memorial Garden in Staffordsville, Kentucky. 

The Salyersville Funeral Home was honored to be in charge of the funeral services. 



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