Fonville Hayes was born and raised in North Carolina. She graduated from Fayetteville State University with a B.S. in Psychology. She joined the staff of Storke Funeral Home in May of 2009. In addition to her office duties, she also oversees the Floral Legacy program and coordinates those volunteers. Fonville is also in charge of Customer Service and Food Fulfillment for MealGifts.com, an internet based food company. She has two children and two grandchildren. She serves on the Board of Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB) and as a member of the Caroline County Agricultural Fair. She was an active member of Salem Baptist Church, where she served as a youth leader, Sunday school teacher and enjoyed participating in mission trips for over 10 years. Since her marriage to Audie Hayes in 2015, she is a member of Carmel Baptist Church.