Obituary for Rita Hayes (Duren)
Graveside service for Rita Faye Hayes, 93, of Cleburne will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at Keene Memorial Park. Mr. Joe Currier will officiate.
She was born July 19, 1924 in Pike County, AR to Gilbert Harlan and Alma Kelley Duren. She married Walter Casper “Curley” Hayes on Aug. 4, 1943 in Big Spring and he preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 2011.
Mrs. Hayes was a homemaker and a member of Cleburne First Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Survivors include her sister, Jackie Stubblefield; nieces, Debbie Meyers and husband Toby and Angela Smith; great niece, Jennifer Beaver; great nephew, Kyle McClannan; step daughter, Margaret Owen and husband Eddie; step grandchildren, Kimberlie Currier and husband Joe; Jason Owen, Bobbie Hayes, and Rebecca Hayes; step great grandchildren, Savannah Currier, Jerod Currier, Meade Owen, Connor Owen, Collin Owen, and Joy Currier. She was also preceded in death by her mother, Alma Duren Witt and stepfather, Ben Witt; father, Gilbert Harlan Duren; sister, Bennie Gunter and husband Tommy and various others.