Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Betty Ruth Hays


10/28/1931 - 02/21/2019


Betty Ruth Radcliffe Hays, age 87, Murphy, NC passed away Thursday February 21.

"Granny Betty" was a native of Thomaston, GA but had lived in West Palm Beach, FL before making her home in Murphy, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Edwin John Hays.

Granny Betty will be forever known as the beautiful lady with a fun sense of humor that loved children, pets and a beautiful yard.

Survivors include one brother, Hugh Frank (Margie) Radcliffe of Comer, GA; three daughters, Janice (Greg) Walker of Roswell, GA, Julie Lashley of West Palm, FL and Becky (Eric) Stubbs of Meridian, MS; one step-son, Thomas Edwin Hays of Port St. Lucie, FL; grandchildren, Whitney (Dave) Bryant of Johns Creek, GA, Eric (Laine) Stubbs, Jr and Patrick (Alex) Stubbs of Meridian, MS; great-grandchildren, James and Matthew Bryant, Weston Stubbs; step grandchildren, Michael (Stephanie) Hays and Michelle (Ken) Marasco; and several step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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