Mrs. Nancy Hayes, Pioneer, Passes/Valley Resident For 59 Years Dies; Many Descendents
Mrs. Nancy E. Hayes, 83-year-old Kittitas valley pioneer, died at the Valley hospital yesterday [died March 19, 1941]. She was the widow of the late James T. Hayes, and had lived in the Kittitas valley since 1882.
Mrs. Hayes was born in Missouri, March 14, 1858. She was married in 1876. She leaves 64 descendents. She is survived by seven children: J. J. Hayes of Badger Pocket; George Hayes of Sunnyside; Abe Hayes of Kittitas; and Mrs. Lou Bender, Mrs. H. P. Willis, C. P. Hayes and H. K. Hayes, all of Ellensburg. She is also survived by 33 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 22, at 1:30 p.m. at the Honeycutt chapel. Rev. Joseph Greene will officiate. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman