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Maude Baytes

August 10, 1925 — January 22, 2022

Maude Hicks Baytes, 96, a resident of Inverness Community of Union Springs, AL, went to heaven on Saturday, January 22, 2022. She formerly lived in Roebuck, SC.

A native of Portsmouth, VA, she was born the daughter of the late James Elgee Hicks and Maude White Hicks. She was the wife of the late William Burton Baytes, Sr.

She worked as a seamstress in the dry-cleaning business for many years. She was a homemaker who loved her family and loved to cook and garden. She loved to feed neighborhood cats. She especially loved her dog, Rocky.

Left to cherish fond memories are sons, William Burton Baytes, Jr. (Vivian) of Graham, AL, James Robert Baytes (Sharon) of Spartanburg, SC; daughters, Elaine Taylor (Ronald) of Spartanburg, SC, Ethel Cannon of Union Springs, AL; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Floyd's North Church Street Chapel, 235 N. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. Graveside service will be 1:00 PM in Westwood Memorial Gardens, 6101 Reidville Road, Moore, SC 29369.

Memorials may be made to Compassus Hospice, 121 Scouting Circle, Troy, AL 36081 or Meals on Wheels.

Arrangements are being made by Gray Funeral Home of Union Springs, AL and Floyd's North Church Street Chapel in Spartanburg, SC.

Guests are requested to wear masks.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, January 27, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Floyd's North Church Street Chapel

235 N Church St, Spartanburg, SC 29306

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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Westwood Memorial Gardens

6101 Reidville Rd, Moore, SC 29369

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