Joan Hayes Allender, 84, of Marietta, died Tuesday (March 11, 2014) at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg.
She was born Feb. 14, 1930, in Vincent, to Lewis and Juanita Dunsmoor Hayes. Joan had worked at Remington Rand and Harts Family Center. She had attended The Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption and was an avid gardener, enjoyed walking, and loved cats.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; two daughters, Cheryl Riedel (Phillip) of Baltimore, Md., and Diane Lane of Marietta; two granddaughters, Chelsea and Patricia; and a great-grandson, who was born March 11, 2014.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Hayes.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday (March 13, 2014) in Barlow Central Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Humane Society, P.O. Box 5, Marietta, Ohio, 45750. The Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples is assisting the family.
Messages of sympathy may be directed to www.cawleyandpeoples.