Grayce Poyner Hayslett

August 17, 1912 - October 11, 2011

08/17/1912 - 10/11/2011

Past Services

Friday October 14, 2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home -Southside Chapel
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
757-422-4000 | Directions
Saturday October 15, 2011
1:00 pm
Rosewood Memorial Park
631 N. Witchduck Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
757 497-8925 | Directions

Virginia Beach – Grayce Poyner Hayslett, 99, died October 11, 2011. Mrs. Hayslett was born in Barco, NC to the late William and Ida Williams Poyner. She was a home maker and had a passion for dancing. She was predeceased by a daughter, Beverly Gwin.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 54 years, David “Dave” Hayslett;
daughter, Sandra Blackburn of Virginia Beach; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd., Virgninia Beach on Friday from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 PM at Rosewood Memorial Park with Rev. Randy Childress of Kempsville Church of Christ officiating. The family would like to express their gratitude to the nurses at Sentara Leigh Hospital for their loving care they provided. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Nonie & James Moore
8 years ago

Dear David:

Grace was a beautiful lady and I am sorry for your loss. She was as sweet as she was pretty.

Take care of you and know that others care.



Justin Guffey
8 years ago

I love you and I miss you so much.

Love your great nephew, Justin.

Barbara Hanes
8 years ago

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you David and Sandra.

Grayce’s cousin,

Barbara Williams Hanes

April Gray Rimmer
8 years ago

Our sincere sympathies go out to all those whom Grace’s passing leaves behind.

The Boyd Gray girls, April, Donna, Ame, and Joni

Jonathan Guffey
8 years ago

We will miss you and always cherish the memories we share . Your loving nephew Jo

Theresa Guffey
8 years ago

You were a blessing in my life. I love you and miss you!!