Joan Hays, 83, passed away at the Oskaloosa Care Center on Aug. 15, 2013, from natural causes.
She was born Sept. 22, 1929, at the family home in Oskaloosa to Worth Burbank and Mable Longacre Burbank.
She married Howard Hays on July 16, 1950. They were later divorced.
She is survived by daughters, Lynda Fletcher (Jan) and Cyndi Beavers (Terry Grattan); sons, David Hays and Michael Hays (Karen); six grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; sisters, Esther Burbank and Norma Lee Anderson and brother, Bill Burbank.
Her parents; three sisters, Ila Owens, Lois Burbank and Nelda Coffee and one brother, Charles Burbank, preceded her in death.
Joan was a homemaker and a talented artist. She was devoted to her family and children. She was a 10-year cancer survivor.
Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at the United Methodist Church in Corydon with Rev. Kevin Leveck officiating.
Musical selections were “In The Mood,” by Glenn Miller, “Amazing Grace” by Susan Boyle and “Here I Am Lord.”
Casket bearers were Sam Beavers, David Hays, Brock Fredericksen, Mike Hays, Jan Fletcher and Cody Girard.
Honorary bearers were Brent Norton, Terry Grattan and Bill Burbank.
Interment was in the Corydon Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the family to be decided later.
Randolph-Black Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.