|Birth: ||Oct. 16, 1920|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2003|
Public Opinion (Chambersburg, PA) (11/9/2003)
SHIPPENSBURG -- Alma B. Hays, 83, of 312 Lurgan Ave., died Friday
morning, Nov. 7, 2003, at home.
Born Oct. 16, 1920, in Red Lion, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Margie
She was a member of Shippensburg Presbyterian Church, where she was an elder,
former trustee, director of the children's ministry and director of the food
bank. An award, the Alma B. Hays Teaching Award, is given each year to a Sunday
school teacher at the church.
Retired in 1987, she was the owner of the former Burkhart's Restaurant,
She was the first female member of the board of directors of the former First
National Bank of Shippensburg, a past board member of Shippensburg Chamber of
Commerce and a member of Shippensburg Historical Society, Pennsylvania
Restaurant Association and Shippensburg Civic Club.
Her first husband, Arthur R. Burkhart Jr., died in 1971.
Surviving are her husband, Harold F. Hays; a son, Arthur R. III (husband of
Sharon) of Springville, Mo.; two daughters, Ralma C. (Mrs. Donald) Fry of
Shippensburg and Beth B. (Mrs. Robert) Belden of East Berlin; five
grandchildren, Colby (husband of Charity Somers), Timothy, Katherine and
Abigail, all of Shippensburg, and Lauren Burkhart of Camp Hill; two brothers, D.
Wiley Sprenkle of
Dallastown and Harry Sprenkle of Red Lion; two sisters, Lois Laucks and Elsie
Martin, both of Red Lion; nieces; and nephews.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Shippensburg Presbyterian Church, 12 S.
Prince St., with the Rev. Robert L. Rhoades officiating. Burial will be in
Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.
Marriage 1 Arthur Ray Burkhart , Jr b: 18 SEP 1924 in PA Married: ABT 1945
Marriage 2 Harold F. Hays b: 25 JUN 1915 Married: ABT 1977
Harry Webster Sprenkle (1893 - 1970)
Margaret B Oleweiler Sprenkle (1897 - 1975)
Infant Son Sprenkle (1918 - 1918)*
Alma B. Sprenkle Hays (1920 - 2003)
Alma Olewiler Sprenkle Kindsvatter-Burkhart-Hays (1920 - 2003)*
Loise B Sprenkle Laucks (1924 - 2006)*
Spring Hill Cemetery
Created by: Wilton Golson
Record added: May 16, 2010
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