February 20, 1933 ~ May 7, 2020

Born in: Butler County, KY
Resided in: Morgantown, KY

Oma Maerean Hayes, age 87 of Morgantown, passed away Thursday, May 7th 2020 at the Grayson Manor Nursing Facility. She was born February 20th 1933 in Butler County, KY, the daughter of Simon & Martha Henderson Dockery. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, a member of the Chapel Union Baptist Church, the Sunshine Club, and secretary for the Chapel Union Sunday School.

She is survived by her three children, Brad Hayes, Karen Hayes Fentress, & Timothy Hayes, eight grandchildren, and sixteen great grandchildren.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Hayes, one son, Barry Hayes, two brothers, Carmen & Wallace Dockery, and one sister, Vivian Brooks.

She will be laid to rest at a private graveside service on Saturday, May 9th in the Chapel Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to Chapel Union Baptist Church or Grayson Manor Nursing Facility.

Caneyville Memorial Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs.Hayes. Share your message of condolence with the family of Oma Hayes at .

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  1. Susan Lindsey..used to sit with Allie Brown
    So sorry Brad and the rest of your family. Oma was a sweet lady! Love and prayers for all.

  2. To Miss Oma family, I have grown to love Miss Oma during the time my Mom, Alma Shartzer was with her at the Grayson Nursing & Rehab. The joy they shared at the table and the looks they exchanged brighten my heart. They became family and shared a fondness that only they would understand. I’m so thankful for that love. Prayers continue for you in the days, weeks and months to come. May God be with you all.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss Brad. Your mom was the sweetest lady and I loved getting to take care of her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. To The Family of Miss Oma: Your momma was a friend to our momma (Alma Shartzer) that only they understood. I would come in the dining room and there would be three wheelchairs and one pink walker sitting there and they would be having a big time and I know Momma loved your mom. Please know we understand the loss you are feeling at this time and know that your Momma was loved by the people who took care of her. Take care and be safe to all, becky cann

  5. To Mrs. Oma’s family:
    I was blessed to cross paths with your mother, Mrs Oma. She was the sweetest woman that I loved to hear sing, talk about the good ole days, and spend time with while at Grayson manor nursing home. I’m so sorry for your all’s loss and will be thinking of you all during this time. I also enjoyed y’alls visits and the yummy treats. You guys are the sweetest most friendliest people I’ve met. Love and prayers your all’s way!
    Brittany Prewitt CNA

  6. Brad I’m so sorry for your loss, I’m going to miss her so much, she was so sweet and when she would get mad at someone most of the time I could take to the office with me and cheer her up. She sure was a light in dark times, she loved to play Yahtzee and greedy with you and with us. I send all my love and prayers to you all.

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