Obituary: Mary Katherine Hayes

Mary Katherine Hayes

Mary Katherine Hayes of Farmersville, Calif. went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. She was 88 years old. 

Mary was born in Roff, Okla. on Dec. 18, 1930 and moved to California pre-teen.  She was preceeded in death by her parents, Floyd and Marie Massey of Farmersville; husband Melvin Hayes of Visalia, Calif.; two brothers, Lloyd and Leon Massey of Farmersville; sister Betty Phillips of Woodland, Calif.; three granddaughters, Valerie and Dani Riley of Farmersville as well as Heavyn and her son of Visalia.

She is survived by son Thomas and Gwen Riley of Farmersville, and Danny and Lori Riley of McAlister, Okla.; daughters Dorothy and Sam Huckabee of Kingsburg, Calif., and Sharon Riley of Visalia; Debbie & Steve Miller, Brenda & Tim Hurt, Linda & Charlie Elliott & Randy Hayes of Visalia; two sisters, Alice & Ron Crispin of Mesa, Ariz. and Janice and Frank Matias of Exeter, Calif.; 40 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and her family at church and family at Delta Nursing & Rehab.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Smith Family Chapel in Exeter, Calif. A Graveside Service will be held at 10 a.m. June 18, 2019 at Exeter District Cemetery. Celebration of Life will follow service at First Assembly of God, 867 Ash St., Farmersville, CA. Arrangements by Smith Family Chapel in Exeter.  Online condolences may be made at smithfamilychapel.com. 

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