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La Nelle (Thomas) Hays

March 2, 1942 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 80)

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La Nelle (Thomas) Hays age 80 of Palmer, Texas passed away May 28, 2022. She was born March 2, 1942 in Amarillo, Texas to the late Loy Amon and Lelia Ovalene (Harrison) Thomas. Her family moved to Dallas, Texas where she graduated in 1960 from the W.H. Adamson high school. She later married and began her family. For years she was a homemaker, beginning work in the 1980s for the Glover stamp company where she worked 30 years until her retirement. After retirement, La Nelle worked as a cashier at Palmer truck stops and the Wal-Mart in Ennis. She enjoyed sewing, machine embroidery, making quilts for family and friends and veterans at the VA hospital in Dallas. She loved animals, horses and cats were her favorite. She was very generous to family and to strangers alike. La Nelle loved classic country and bluegrass music as well as the Mesquite rodeo and was always ready to cheer on her Dallas Cowboys.

She is preceded in death by her parents Loy and Lelia; husbands: Larry Lamb and Preston Hays; stepdaughter Nancy Laverne and brother-in-law Donald Thomas.

She survived by her son David Lamb of Arlington, Texas; daughter Lynette Lamb of Teague, Texas; son Stephen and wife Mary Lamb of Garland, Texas; stepdaughter Janet Hays; stepdaughter Joyce McConnell; daughter-in-law Kathryn Lamb of Fort Worth, Texas; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Ima Loy Thomas of Wichita Falls, Texas; sister La Mon and husband Kevin Chaney of Tool, Texas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends.

Visitation will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Green Funeral Home Ferris, Texas.

Funeral service will be 12:00 PM Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Green Funeral Home Ferris, Texas.
 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Green Funeral Home
207 S. Wood Street
Ferris, TX 75125

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

12:00 PM
Green Funeral Home
207 S. Wood Street
Ferris, TX 75125

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