Susan Karlene (Williams) Hayes: 1939 – Dec. 30, 2021

Susan Karlene (Williams) Hayes passed peacefully the morning of Dec. 30, 2021 in Cottage Grove, Ore., to join her parents, Harley and Helen Williams, and brother, James Williams, in heaven.

Susan married her high school sweetheart, Leon Hayes, in Cottage Grove May 16, 1957. Together they enjoyed fun adventures and made many good friends as they moved around North Carolina and Washington states before returning to Oregon 11 years ago.

Susan was an exceptionally selfless, loyal, kind and loving wife, mother, gramma, great-gramma and friend. She had a way of making people . . .