Buried Gracelawn Cemetery, Van Buren, AR.
Earl Hays was born March 29, 1914 in Van Buren, Arkansas to William Henry and Etta West Hays, and passed from this life August 18, 1991 in Van Buren.
He was a retired former Grocer and Service Station Owner.
He was preceded in death by a son, Russell Hays.
Funeral service was held August 20, 1991 at Ocker Memorial Chapel, officiated by Reverend Johnny Clayton, Reverend Richard Hubbard and Reverend Ron Batchelor with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Walter Thomson, Wayne Samples, Dale Griffin, Frank Newman, John Smith and John Smith Jr.
Clinton Earl HAYS and Ruby MOTLEY were married on 9 April 1939 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.236 Ruby MOTLEY154 was born on 19 April 1918. She died on 1 February 2004 at the age of 85 in Crawford County, Arkansas.
Ruby Ellen Motley Hays, 85, of Van Buren died Sunday, February 1, 2004, in her home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Rena Road Christian Church in Van Buren, and a member of the Wood Memorial Christian Church Women's Guild, a graduate of Arkansas Tech University, was an elementary school teacher having retired after 40 years of service at Albert Pike Elementary School, was a member of Secret Sisters Society and the Retired School Teachers Association.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton "Earl" Hays, a son, Russell Hays.
She was survived by her son, Samuel Edward Hays; a brother, John Motley of Hot Springs Village; five grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held at Ocker Funeral home with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery.
Clinton Earl HAYS and Ruby MOTLEY had the following children: