Funeral service for Melvin Ray Hays, age 81, of Point, will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 2:00 pm, at Bull Creek Cowboy Church in Lone Oak. Bro. Mike Moss, Bro. Paul McMerrell, and Bro. Brent Johnson will officiate. Interment will follow in Lone Star Cemetery in Point. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.
Mr. Hays passed away Friday at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 28, 1934, in Point, to William Thomas and Vessie Shepard Hays. He married Annette Louise Jones in Mesquite on Aug. 12, 1972. Mr. Hays was self-employed as a back-hoe operator. He and his family were members of Bull Creek Cowboy Church.
Wife: Annette Hays of Point
Daughters: Melanie Lemons (Larry) of Lone Oak, and Sherry Malone of Lone Oak
Grandchildren: Braxton Burns, Dillin Moore, Kaleb Moore, and Natalee Burns
Mr. Hays was preceded in death by: parents; brothers, Ernest Hays, Hubert Hays, Tommy Hays, and J.D. Hays; and sisters, Emma Ruth Hays and Mary Lou Groves.