Shannon Elaine Hayden Millay, 61, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on March 4, 1958 to the late Charles E. and Eva M. Stuart Hayden. Shannon had been employed at River Valley where she worked with children as an aide. She later went to work for Community Alternatives Kentucky (CAKY) for several years. In her youth, Shannon enjoyed the time she spent as a volunteer firefighter. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, caring for her pets, and scrapbooking. Shannon is survived by her siblings, Charles A. (Karen) Hayden, Michael W. (Marla) Hayden, and Carolyn sue (Gary) Netter, all of Owensboro; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, and again from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Tuesday at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, Attn: RFL of Daviess-McLean, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. The family of Mrs. Millay would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Twin Rivers and Hospice of Western Kentucky for their compassion and exceptional care. Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Millay. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Shannon Elaine Hayden Millay at

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  1. So sorry for your loss, I remember her from Harvest Baptist. She was much admired.
    Till we meet again Shannon……..

    Jodi Herron

  2. I lived in the Apt building where Shannon lived. She became my friend and was a wonderful, sweet, caring friend. She was famous for spoiling some of us with her no bake chocolate cookies, even though she was diabetic. It hurts my heart that my friend wi

  3. I remember when the Hayden’s first moved in beside us how “Shanna” & Sue would come screaming out the back Door it slammin’ behind them…cause “they were in the country and they could!:grin: She always had a smile on her face and was quick to l

  4. I’m so sorry to learn this. Sue, I so enjoyed your little sister. Remember how she could laugh like Woody Woodpecker? I am so sorry for your loss.

  5. So sorry in loss of your sister shannon. She was kind n loving. She helped me to go to school n get my RN by babysitting my 2 oldest kids early in am before school started. I will always be grateful for her. Neighbor judy hunt

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