Ranada L. HAYES

News Death Notice

HAYES, Ranada L. 59, of Springfield, passed away peacefully in her home Friday morning, November 23, 2012 following a 16 month battle with cancer. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on July 9, 1953, the daughter of Ryeland and Grace (Lowe) Howe. She is survived by her mother of Florida; three children, Heidi (Steve) Peters, Jeff Hayes Jr., and Leonard (Nancy) Lafferty, all of Springfield; nine grandchildren, Jonathan, Christopher, Xena, Joshua, Gavin, Grant, Blake, Chy'Lin, and Addison; great granddaughter, Ava; three sisters, Lynda Howe (Butch Hayden) of Florida, Kimberly Ward of Florida, and Janet Kettlehake of New York; two brothers, Mike (Sabina) Howe of California and Ric Howe of Florida; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father and four children, Casey, Kelly, and Jessie Lafferty and Joshua Hayes. A service in celebration of her life will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday in First Christian Church with Pastor Craig Grammer officiating. The LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME is serving the family. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com


Published in Springfield News-Sun on Nov. 27, 2012