Ollie Ree Allen Scoggins Hayes

Longtime Michigan educator Ollie Ree Allen Scoggins Hayes of Northville died Thursday, Nov. 30.

A native of Minden, Ollie moved to Michigan to start her teaching career after graduating cum laude from Grambling College, later earning a master’s degree from Wayne State.

She ended 33 years in education as principal of Barber School in Highland Park.

Ollie was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Kappa Delta Pi, a life member of the Grambling Alumni Association and an accomplished pianist.

Survivors include her devoted husband, Joseph Hayes, Northville; a son, Quantrell Scoggins, Detroit; two sisters, a brother, five nephews, one great-nephew, four great-nieces, a brother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, numerous cousins and very special friends in Louisiana, Michigan, and Arizona. Memorial services at 11 a.m. Saturday at Healing Spring Missionary Baptist Church in Highland Park. Swanson Funeral Home in Detroit in charge of arrangements.

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