Judy Hayes 1946-2019

Judy Ann Hayes, 73, Holton, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

She was born March 9, 1946, in Concordia, the daughter of Vern and Wilma Garlock. She attended Mankato High School. She lived in the Holton community since 1980 and previously in St. Marys. 

Mrs. Hayes was a homemaker and housewife.

She was a member of the Assembly of Yahweh in Rocheport, Mo.

She married Edwin Dean Hayes on Nov. 24, 1975 in Formosa. He survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Lora J. Hayes-Albert and husband Jeremy, Tonganoxie; five sisters, Darlene Garst, Mankato, Shirley Elsner, in Wisconsin, Ruth Mcentee, in Kansas, and Janie Sheets and Beth Riley, both in Florida; a brother, Wendell Garlock, in Nebraska; and three grandchildren, Allyson, Caedmon and Jaxon. She was preceded in death by her two sons, Erwin and Gary Hayes, on Jan. 29, 2004; and seven siblings.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 12 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Buck’s Grove Cemetery. Family will greet friends one hour prior to service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jackson County Senior Citizens Center, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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