Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
T. H. Hayes and Sons Funeral Home
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 127.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 7.733′ N, 90° 2.66′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Lauderdale and Mississippi Boulevard, on the right on Lauderdale. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church, Lauderdale (a few steps from this marker); Booker T. Washington High School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lucie Eddie Campbell The Mount Nebo Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Owen College (approx. half a mile away); R.S. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home (approx. half a mile away); First Baptist Church / Mt. Olive CME Church (approx. half a mile away); Universal Life Insurance Building/Universal Life Insurance Company (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
More about this marker. In July of 2011, T. H. Hayes Funeral Home was demolished despite efforts of conservationists to save it. The site is now a vacant lot.
Also see . . . Crews Demolish Hayes Funeral Home — Oldest African-American Business in Memphis. (Submitted on September 25, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
Categories. • African Americans • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.