The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 26, 2014

Joan Hayden

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Helen "Joan" Hayden passed away on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at the Webb City Health and Rehabilitation Center in Webb City, at 6:45 p.m.

She was born on March 14, 1922, to Roy and Alda (Keith) Miles in Springfield, Mo. She grew up and graduated from high school in Ash Grove, Mo.

She married Charles "Ray" Hayden on Aug. 20, 1944, in Springfield. He preceded her in death on April 27, 2009. They spent over 50 years in the Golden City area.

Joan was a member of the Golden City Christian Church. She loved flowers, birds and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her son, Larry Hayden; and brother, Keith Miles.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathryn (Peter) Mizrahi, Sante Fe, N.M., Rachel (David) Bridgman, Oronogo, Mo.; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Hayden, Golden City, Mo.; her brother, Jack (Jeannie) Miles, of California; her six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the IOOF Cemetery in Golden City. She may be viewed at Pugh Funeral Home in Golden City after noon on Wednesday.

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