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C Opal "Opal" Peck Hayes
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1903
Allen County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 2010
Allen County
Kansas, USA

C. Opal (Peck) Hayes died at the age of 107 years, 1 month, 27 days.

Published Mar. 19, 2010 - Chanute, KS

C. Opal Hayes, age 107, of Iola, Kansas, died Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola, Kansas.

Opal was born January 19, 1903, on Peck Hill west of Iola, Kansas, the daughter of Charles and Eleanor (Beahm) Peck.

On March 26, 1924, Opal married Raymond F. Hayes. He preceded her in death on December 15, 1989.

They made their first home on a farm west of Iola, KS. In September of 1927, they moved into Iola, and in 1940, they moved to Chanute, KS, where she worked in a drug store. They lived there 17 years before moving to Topeka, KS, where she also worked in a drug store. After they retired, they returned to Iola to make their home.

She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Iola.

Survivors include one son, Robert L. Hayes of Clackamas, OR; and a number of grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; a daughter, Lorene Henderson; 7 brothers, Elmer, Perry, Ray, Dewey, Ira, Alden, and Maynard Peck; and by 3 sisters, Bertha, Iva and Grace.

Cremation has taken place. Graveside services will be announced later.

Memorials suggested to Calvary United Methodist Church.

Memorial gifts may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.

Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Record added: Mar 26, 2010
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 Added: Mar. 26, 2010

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