DORIS LAVONNE BOX HAYS, 83, of Sachse, TX passed
away peacefully on June 27, 2017 surrounded by her
loving family, with burial in the Sachse Cemetery.
She was a long time Sachse resident. Doris was born
on Nov. 19, 1933 in Rice, TX to Norman Ray & Viola
Young Box. She attended Ranger High School in the
Class of 1952 at Ranger, TX and in 1978 married
Joseph F Hays who died in 1998. Doris had a green
thumb and loved to garden and to tend to her flowers.
Doris is survived by her sons Donnie and Gail Fender
of Simpson, LA, Ronnie and Sue Fender of Dallas and
a daughter, Deborah and Mark Rueter of Sachse. She is
also survived by 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grand-
children and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Her sisters
were Leona Box Hardy (RHS-1952) and Viola Farene Box
Stephenson Stone (RHS-1958).