Death Notices

Susan Caroline Hays
September 2, 1973 – April 17, 2023

Susan Caroline Hays, age 49 of Jonesboro, ascended to her Heavenly home for a grand reunion on Monday, April 17, 2023. Susan was a generous soul with a huge heart for helping others and always would help whether she could afford to or not. She cared for everyone and was known to have a servant’s heart. She worked for a soup kitchen helping others and worked her way up to management. She was very proud of herself for this accomplishment. However, this was just one of her many accomplishments. Susan was also an accomplished vocalist. She enjoyed being a soloist in her high school youth choir and with them went to state competitions several years in a row. She also held talent in playing the piano and clarinet.

Susan was a sweet loving soul and had many people in her life that she called beloved friends. She loved her family; her parents and siblings, but she held a special place in her heart for her nieces and nephews. She did not have children of her own, but the Lord blessed her with numerous nieces and nephews that consumed her heart. She enjoyed doting her attention to them as she cared for them while their parents worked. Susan was loved and will be greatly missed.

Those left to cherish her memory is her mother, Carole Jeanette (Jordan) Hays; siblings, John Hays, Craig Hays (Jacque), Sean Arter (Jeremy), Stacey Huckaby (Monty), Shelley Suire (Russell); nieces and nephews, Crystal Hays Fox (Jeremy), Jacob Shows (Anna Claire), Cole Shows, Ben Shows, Jackson Suire, Landry Suire, Paris Huckaby, Adrian Huckaby, Evan Huckaby, London Huckaby; great nieces, Macie Fox, Maelyn Fox; special, beloved friends, Kay and David Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Bowen Hays; paternal grandparents, John and Dorothy (Courtney) Hays; maternal grandparents, Horace and Amboline (Wheatly) Jordan.

A Memorial service was held on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at Hodge Baptist Church with Reverend Keith Thomas officiating. Serving the family as honorary pallbearers was Jacob Shows, Cole Shows, Ben Shows, Jackson Suire, Adrian Huckaby, Evan Huckaby.


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