Funeral services for Beulah Ruth Hayman, 94, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hayman died at 1:36 p.m., Friday, December 21, 2012, at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born April 20, 1918, at Buffalo, New York, to Edmond and Lida May Eastman Smades. While working as a dental assistant in Buffalo, she met her husband, William R. Hayman. They were married June 20, 1942, at Buffalo, New York. The couple had celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this year. Mrs. Hayman belonged to several clubs and organizations throughout her life; Mother Singers, Tuesday’s Study Club and taught Bible classes with her husband at Willow Care in Willow Springs, Missouri. She also won numerous medals while competing at the Senior Olympics in the fields of walking and bowling. Mrs. Hayman was an active member of the Church of Christ in Pomona, Missouri, where she had been a member since 1981.
She is survived by her husband, William R. Hayman, of the family home; one daughter, Judith Turner, Willow Springs, Missouri; three grandchildren, Scott Turner, wife, Robin, Van Buren, Ohio, William Martin, wife, Melinda, Caulfield, Missouri and Michael Mill, wife, Lacy, West Plains, Missouri; six great-grandchildren, Layne Turner, Brett Turner, Ryan Turner, Andrew Turner, Destiny Martin and Chasity Wake.
Her parents, one daughter, Janice Lynne Mill, one son-in-law, Randy Mill, two sisters and two brothers-in-law, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Willow Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Fair Haven Children’s Home and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.