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Kathy Butts Hayes

November 19, 1945 October 20, 2021
Kathy Butts Hayes
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Obituary for Kathy Butts Hayes

Kathy Butts Hayes passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at her home in Ridgeland. She was 75.

Kathy graduated from Murrah High School in 1963, attended MSCW with a major in Speech therapy, moved to Texas and then to Utah and Wyoming. She graduated from Wyoming Community College with a major in Sociology. Kathy wanted to pursue a career in social work, but life got in the way. She took dance classes all through school years and even considered more dance classes as an adult. She found a love for writing as an artistic outlet, having a book of poetry published. She loved to dance and was an avid reader and spending time at blues and zydeco festivals all around the south. Here favorite places were New Orleans and Clarksdale, MS. Found a love of the mountains when living in Wyoming for 23 years until a family emergency brought her back to her home in Mississippi.

Preceded in death by her parents Hal Woodrow Butts and Gladys Egger Butts.

She is survived by her siblings, Donald Butts (Dianne Stefanik) of Clinton, MS, Larry Butts (Wanda Garner) of Costa Rica; husband William Charles Hayes of Ridgeland, MS, children: Terri Meyer (David) of Chinook, Montana, David Rodgers of Albuquerque, and Kim Travis (Mark) of Colorado Springs, CO. Grandchildren, Lauren Logg (Jared) of Ralls, Texas, Emily Popchoke (Kelby) of Lubbock, TX, Clinton Popchoke of Pascagoula, MS, Dylan Lee of Pascagoula, MS, Kylie Fleming (Kayne) of Chicago, and Kassidy Popchoke of Chinook, MT, and one great-granddaughter Kaydence Chevelle Popchoke of Albuquerque. Two step-daughters Jennifer Blaine of Richland, MS, Leighan Hayes of Florence, MS and two step-granddaughters Kassidy Blaine and Macie Chappell.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Sebrell Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS. You may view the service which will be streamed live at the hour of the service by visiting the Facebook page of Sebrell Funeral Home.

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Memorial Service

Tuesday

26

Oct

11:00 AM 10/26/2021 11:00:00 AM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States
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