Shari  Hays


Shari LaTrisha Hays, 71, of Petersburg, passed away at the Evansville St. Vincent Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. She was born in Oakland City, Indiana, on June 27, 1947, to Alice Marguerite (Webb) Kinman and Hulett (Hoot) Kinman.
She married Vance Hays on Oct. 31, 1973. They have a son, Matthew (Melissa) Hays, and a daughter, Darcee Hays (Michael) Woodland, granddaughters Mackenzie Woodland, Zoey Hays and Brynn Hays, and grandson Samuel Hays. She is also survived by sister Gale Wick and brothers Michael Kinman, Chris Kinman and John Kinman. She is preceded in death by brothers Dave Kinman and Terry Kinman
Shari was a member of the Petersburg Main Street Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder. She was a graduate of Winslow High School and Oakland City University and was an elementary school teacher, an assessor for Toyota, substitute teacher, bookstore manager at Pike Central High School, preschool teacher and Petersburg mayor's assistant.
Visitation will be held at Petersburg Main Street Presbyterian Church on Monday, Feb. 11, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST. The funeral service will also be held at the church Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m. EST.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Vance and Shari Hays Performing Arts Fund through the Pike County Community Foundation.
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Published on February 7, 2019
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