Paul Wayne Hayden, 21, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at his home. Born at Paragould, he was a lifelong Leachville resident and was a former student at Buffalo Island Central Schools. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Leachville and worked on the family farm.
He is survived by his parents, Mari Hayden of Leachville and Darrell Hayden of Paragould; his maternal grandparents, Jim and Nan Bridges of Leachville.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Vama Hayden earlier this year.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with Tim Bassing officiating.
Pallbearers were Hayes Howell, John David Bridges, Dennis Oliver, Michael Ballard, Keith Mullen and Brandon Decker.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Buffalo Island Scholarship Fund.