The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 9, 2014

Patricia (Pat) Ennis Hays

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Patricia (Pat) Darlene Ennis Hays, 82, of Carthage, Mo., passed away on Jan. 5, 2014.

The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Grace Episcopal Church in Carthage. Inurnment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lead Mine, Mo.

Patricia was born in Carthage, on Aug. 5, 1931. She graduated from Carthage High School, class of 1949. She was a high school cheerleader and enjoyed a wide circle of friends during her high school years.

Patricia was married to Bud Hays on July 1, 1950; they were married 62 years.

Patricia worked as a homemaker and also as a para-educator in Carthage for many years. She enjoyed dancing and sailing with her husband Bud and friends.

Patricia is survived by her son, Michael and his wife, Diann; her daughter, Clancy; her grandchildren, Aimee, David, Seth, Donovan and Sheena; and eight great-grandchildren. Patricia is preceded in death by her husband, Bud Hays; her son, Don Vance Hays; and her granddaughter, Pamela Sue Hays.

Memorial arrangements for Patricia Hays are under the direction of Knell Mortuary, Carthage.

Online condolences may be expressed through

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Foundation

The family of Patricia Darlene Ennis Hays wishes to thank the director, Mark Francis, and staff of Webb City Health and Rehabilitation for their wonderful and loving care of their mother and grandmother.

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