Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Hays a long time resident of Pawhuska, Oklahoma currently of Bartlesville died peacefully on Tuesday, September 25th at the age of 91 surrounded by her loving family.
Born July 8, 1921, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, Betty graduated from Nelagoney High School and attended Northeastern Oklahoma College in Tahlequah. Betty was devoted to her Episcopalian faith and enjoyed singing in the choir, serving on the altar guild and teaching Sunday School. She was also an avid reader and a member of the DAR.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents Pauline and A.M. Tillotson, first husband LaMar Knudson, and husband Morgan L. Hays. Survivors include daughters Peggy Marshall and spouse Bill, Pam McCallum and spouse Dick, and Hallie Hays and spouse Jim; granddaughters Julie O'Keefe, Amy Kathman, Nicole Middleton and Gina Peterson; greatgrandchildren Morgan O'Keefe, Ryan Kathman, Clint Middleton and Danielle and Tyler Peterson; and brother Dan Tillotson.
A memorial service will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, on Friday, September 28th at 10:30am. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.