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Hazel Hays

Hazel Hays

Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2008 2:09 pm

 The Messenger. 12.11.08

Completed arrangements are being announced for Hazel M. Hays, 83, of Water Valley, Ky., who died 3:15 p.m. Dec. 8, 2008, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah, Ky.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hornbeak Funeral Home in  Fulton, with the Rev. Johnie Dalton officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. Friday.

She was born July 14, 1925, in Hickman County, Ky., daughter of the late Leonard and Alla Mae (Shelton) Duke. She was the widow of James Norman Hays, who died Oct. 7, 1989, and was a homemaker and a member of Mount Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She had also lived in Detroit for 40 years.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Hays of Phoenix and Terry Hays of Water Valley; her brother, Bobby Duke of Water Valley; and seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Rayford Duke and Halford Duke; and her sister, Peggy Jo Barclay.

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