May 31, 1937 - January 9, 2020
Jimmie Joe Hayes was born May 31, 1937 in Winganon, Oklahoma, to Gladys Pauline Ketchum and Joseph Lawson Hayes. He passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at The Journey Home in Bartlesville Oklahoma. Jim was a long time resident of Winganon, Oklahoma, graduating from Alluwe High school in 1955. In the year of 1957, he went to the fair and met the love of his life, Betty Sue Robinson. On June 6, 1958, they were married in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, making their home in Winganon. After high school he worked in the oil fields for 3 1/2 years. He then went to work for Dodson & Cochran in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He was also a proud member of the local 430 pipe fitters. In 1989 Jim, along with his brother Doyle Hayes, started their own business, Hayes Air Conditioning and Heating in Nowata, Oklahoma. He retired in 1999, but just couldn’t stay away. Jimmie enjoyed NASCAR, gardening, guitar, woodworking, cattle, farming, and fishing. He was a member of Winganon Baptist Church since 1964, and was a deacon for 21 years. He taught the men's Sunday school classes for many years. Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Darlene Inman, two brothers, Jackie Stephens and Bob Stephens, one granddaughter, Kaysie Shrum Reed, and one great-grandson, Garrett Junior Reed. He is survived by his wife Betty Sue of the home, daughters Cheryl Ritzman and husband Greg of Winganon, Debbie Shrum and husband Mark of Winganon, Sandra Mathews and husband Eddy of Pryor, and one son Danny (Buggar) Hayes and his wife Angela of Chelsea. Four sisters, Janet Clanton and husband John of Wann, Treva Murray and husband David of Broken Arrow, Joila Noblitt and husband Roy of Nowata, and Sue Decker of Worland, WY, and two brothers, John Hayes and wife Marla of Bartlesville, and Doyle Hayes and wife Jane of Delaware. Surviving grandchildren include Ashley Shrum, Matt Ritzman, Keri Fuller, Keith Mathews, Amanda Ford, Emily Mathews, Annie Mathews, Cheyenne Tibbs, Hugh Mathews, Kyle Hayes, Dustin Hayes, and Dylan Hayes. Surviving great-grandchildren Wyatt, Halley, Jayzie, and Mayce Reed, Adasyn, Tynlee, Gracyn, and Dalton Hayes, Ella Walke, Lyla Mathews, Gabe, Madi, and Gracie Ford, and Braedy, Calvin, Dawson, and Ayris Fuller. In lieu of flowers please make donations to: The Journey Home, 900 Washington Blvd. Bartlesville, OK 74006.
Jimmie Joe Hayes was born May 31, 1937 in Winganon, Oklahoma, to Gladys Pauline Ketchum and Joseph Lawson Hayes. He passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at The Journey Home in Bartlesville Oklahoma. Jim was a long time resident of Winganon,... View Obituary & Service Information
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