BOONE, N.C. — Ms. Jan S. Hayes, of Rainbow Trail, Boone, passed away Wednesday afternoon, September 7, 2011, at Blowing Rock Hospital at the age of 70.
Born March 10, 1941, in Washington County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Beryl and Lois Bacon Slagle.
Jan was a member of the Boone Advent Christian Church and was retired from ASU, where she worked for twenty-five years as a secretary in the admissions office. She had many and much valued friends who helped lift her spirits during her illness and whose spirits she had always helped lift before.
Jan is survived by two sons; Doug Hayes, of Boone, and Duane Hayes and wife, Cyndie Dyer, of Cary; and two grandsons; Andrew and Simon Hayes, of Cary.
Funeral services for Jan Hayes were conducted Friday evening at 8 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Gordon Noble.
The family received friends prior to the service from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Watauga County Humane Society, PO Box 1835, Boone, NC 28607; or to the Shriners Hospital, in care of Randy Vines, 1005 George Wilson Road, Boone, NC 28607.
Online condolences may be sent to the Hayes family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory, 194 Queen Street, Boone, NC 28607, is serving the Hayes family. (828) 264-8888, FAX (828) 264-8889