JULIE ANNE HAYES TACKETT
Jan. 23, 1958 - Dec. 3. 2012
Julie Tackett, age 54, of Modesto, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 3, 2012. Julie was born and raised in Oakdale. She graduated from Oakdale High School. After graduation she was an exchange student and spent a year in Germany with her host family. Julie worked 20+ years at Contadina Cannery. She was also a tax advisor for the past 7 years with H&R Block. Julie loved to play bunko, dance, play computer games, bake, and frequently posted on Facebook. Julie was a kind loving, generous and giving person. She loved children and cared for many of them. She had a love of animals, especially her dog Sackie. Julie was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Eleanor Hayes, and her brother Jeffrey Hayes. She is survived by her sisters, Susan Heckt (Eugene) of Minnesota, and Kathy Sayers (Ron) of Modesto, and her brothers Willis Hayes (Linda) of Hilmar, Russell Hayes of Twain Harte, Dennis Hayes (Jayne) of Modesto, and Warren Hayes and his daughter Hannah with whom Julie shared a home She is also survived by Adoga Kiharangwa, a fellow exchange student from Kenya who has been part of the Hayes family since the 70's, and his children. Julie is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and many, many friends. She is greatly missed by all of them.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Eaton Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Services are pending.
Published in the Modesto Bee on Dec. 8, 2012