Eunice M. Hays, 94, Lawrence, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
Eunice was born Nov. 20, 1917, in Neosho Falls, the daughter of Floyd and Elizabeth Myers Yoho. She attended Neosho Falls schools and graduated in 1936. The family moved to Lawrence in 1960.
Eunice worked for many years as the assistant manager at the Gaslight Mobile Homes Park in Lawrence.
She was a member of Neosho Falls United Methodist Church.
She was married to Mildon M. Hays on Sept. 24,1937 in Iola. He preceded her in death in July 1973.
Survivors include two daughters, Jana Montgomery and husband Scot, Lawrence, Brenda Compton and husband Larry, Branson, Mo.; two sons, Terry Hays and wife Virginia, Clarksdale, Miss., and Kelly Hays, San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Glay “Corky” Yoho and wife Rosalie, Neosho Falls, and 50 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Archidean (Deani) Wendleton and Myrna Luther.
Graveside visitation will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Neosho Falls Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the Neosho Falls Cemetery or to the Meals on Wheels Program in Lawrence and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.
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