Patsy Lee Hayes, 82, a lifelong resident of the Oak Grove community, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. She was a member of the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ and was retired after 38 years as a budget analyst at Fort Chaffee. She was a member of the Fort Smith Bridge-Duplicate Club where she earned her life master rank. She was treasurer for the Sparks Auxiliary for eight years and volunteered in the Sparks Health System gift shop. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and was on the 1950-51 state champion basketball team under Coach Clair Bates. She was the widow of Henry Carl Hayes.
She is survived by three daughters, Carlene Boren and Marilyn Boone, both of Van Buren, and Vicki of Germantown, Tenn.; and a sister, Rebecca Goines of Van Buren; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be James Goines, Paul Parks, George Woodard, Brian Fry, Richard Kuehn and Ed Koehler.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Home in Morrilton or the Alzheimer’s Foundation.