Barbara M. Hay passed away peacefully on November 29, 2018 at her home.
Barbara was born July 22, 1941 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to Paul W. and Maud L. (Lamb) Hay. She was a graduate of Excelsior Springs High School, William Jewell College, with a Masters Degree in Education Administration from UMKC. Barbara taught in the Excelsior Springs School District for 30 years. Barbara was also very active in her church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Maud and Paul Hay.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Lesa and Jeffrey Wathen; brother and sister-in-law, Paul D. and Janet Hay; grandchildren, Paul Wathen, LynnDee Wathen, A.J. Wathen and Kelley (Wathen) Keymer and her husband, Kory Keymer; her niece, Angela (Hay) Reschke, and great niece, Myranda Reschke.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 13, 2018 at The First United Methodist Church-Excelsior Springs, with visitation to precede from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Our Sincere Condolences
So sad to hear of the loss of this truly kind, loving woman. Hugs to all who held her especially dear.
I’m so sorry for your loss. She was my 5th grade teacher (1982) at Westview Elementary. So many cherished memories.
CaraSue (Lawrence) Hall
Lesa, so sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mom was an amazing woman and I was blessed to have her as a teacher for 4th & 5th grade at Elkhorn. My family will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers,
Lanna Tim & Parker
Barbara was a truly remarkable person. She took life as it can & made the most of it. Always with a smile. Love you Barbara to the moon & back.