Rodney Lyvon Hayes Jr.

Published 6:40 pm Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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Feb. 10, 1994 – Sept. 17, 2021

NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Rodney Lyvon Hayes Jr., 27, of Natchez, MS, who departed this earthly life on Sept. 17, 2021, in Natchez, will be held on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, Forest Aid Baptist Church in Natchez, MS, at 2 p.m. under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.

Visitation services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez. Please be advised all visitors are required to wear masks and will not be permitted entrance without it. Visitors will be rotated out if it appears to be getting over crowded in chapel area. Please be considerate of the family; wear masks, hand sanitize, social distance and adhere to all safety precautions.

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Rodney was born on Feb. 10, 1994, in Natchez, MS, to Rodney Hayes, Sr. and Samantha Pernell-Hayes.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Bobbie Pernell and paternal grandfather, Walter “Buddy” Hayes, Jr.

Rodney leaves to cherish his memories his parents; paternal grandmother, Mildred Hayes; two sisters, Shanequa Hayes and Saniya Oliver both of Natchez, MS; two brothers, Jaylon Hayes and Avery Noble both of Natchez, MS; two nephews, Trennis Gooden, III and JaMari Hayes both of Natchez, MS; one niece, Trennity Gooden of Natchez; one god-nephew, Zaiden Hutchins of Alexandria, LA; stepmother, Shameka Grinnell-Hayes of Natchez; three stepsisters, Naya Grinnell, Ariana Grinnell and Maya Lewis all of Natchez; five aunts, two uncles, and a host of other family, and friends.

Online condolences can be made at for the family, as well as memorial tributes.