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PEKIN ~ Christy L. Hayes, 60, formerly of Pekin, passed away at 8:42 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Comanche Memorial Hospital in Lawton, Oklahoma.                                  

Christy was born February 25, 1957 in Peoria to Wayne L. & Marilyn (Cunningham) Hayes of Pekin.

She is survived by her mother; three sons, Shane (Stacey) Hayes and Joshua (Autumn) Hayes, both of Pekin and Elijah Hayes of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma; one sister, Susan (Jay) Greener of Deerfield; two grandchildren, Gavin Lohnes and Phoenix Hayes; two nephews; and one niece.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Christy lived in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma for many years, enjoying her garden and her animals.

She was a member of St. Richard Catholic Church in Carnegie, Oklahoma where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Her visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.  The Rev. Canon Jay Greener will officiate. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL  61554.

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