|Birth: ||Jun. 9, 1914|
|Death: ||Apr. 2, 2011|
Evelyn Hayes, 96, of Green Valley, Ariz., died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Santa Rita Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pima County.
Born June 9, 1914, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Ora and Mabel (Wright) Lewis. She married J. Robert Hayes on Feb. 20, 1936, and he preceded her in death in 1965.
Survivors include a son, Paul (wife, Rhoda) Hayes of Green Valley; grandchildren, Robert Hayes and Adam Hayes; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Susan Stanko; and lifelong friends, Mary Jane Beckett, Myrtle Tolley and Alice Hayes.
Mrs. Hayes had lived in Arizona for six years, after living in Shelby County most of her life.
She graduated from Waldron High School and was a reading and library aide for Shelby Eastern Schools for several years. She had also been employed by Waldron Canning Co. for a short time.
Mrs. Hayes was a lifetime member of Waldron Methodist Church and was a member of the Shelby County Craft Club.
Evelyn enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Church activities, craft club and travel were her favorite avocations.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Waldron Methodist Church, 202 W. Washington St. in Waldron.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Bill Clark officiating.
Burial will be in Van Pelt Cemetery in Shelby County.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Waldron Methodist Church, P.O. Box 25, Waldron IN 46182, or to the donor's choice of charity in care of Glenn E. George Funeral Home, 106 E. Franklin St., St. Paul IN 47272, to whom arrangements were entrusted.
Obit is from the: Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home web site. http://www.glennegeorgeandson.net
Ora S Lewis (1885 - 1973)
Mabel Lewis (1886 - 1972)
J. Robert Hayes (____ - 1965)*
Van Pelt Cemetery
Created by: jwright
Record added: Apr 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68182112
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