The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


February 26, 2014

Lynne Hayes

SANTA FE, Texas — Leta Lynne Williams Hayes, 76, passed from this life the morning of Feb. 21, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.

Born in Austin to Virginia and Ed Williams, Lynne grew up in Greenville.

She graduated from Greenville High School and attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth where she received a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She worked as an RN in the emergency room of Harris Hospital in Fort Worth where she met her future husband, Jim Hayes.

They opened Hayes Funeral Home in Santa Fe, Texas, where Lynne was an integral part of the business.

She is survived by her husband, James A. “Jim” Hayes Jr. of Santa Fe, Texas; children James Allen and wife Barbara of Algoa, Edward Hayes of Austin, and Cynthia and husband Ben Orser of Friendswood; grandchildren Stephanie, Chelsea, Lauren and  Clay; brothers and sisters-in-law Pat and Ed Williams of Rockwall, and Jerry Lee and Joe Williams and Jan and David Williams, all of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Feb. 24, 2014, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home in Santa Fe, Texas, with entombment in Hayes Grace Memorial Park Mausoleum.


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