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Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home

123 Newlin Street, Port Lavaca, TX

OBITUARY

Opal Marie Hayes

August 22, 1929March 2, 2020
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Opal Marie Hayes, 90, of Port Lavaca passed away March 2, 2020. She was born August 22, 1929 in Port Lavaca to Robert and Matilda Jakubik Mikula. Opal worked for many years as the Assistant County Clerk. She was active in the Presbyterian Church, VFW ladies auxiliary and she counted votes every year for the county. She is survived by her daughter, Marianna Knight (David); son, Jimmy Hayes (Paula); niece, Dale Ann Griffith (Kavin); grandchildren, Ellen Heiman, Cassidy Hayes, Everleigh Henke, and Landry Hayes; and great-grandchildren, Hannah Heiman, Hayes Heiman, Hagen Heiman, and Brehm Henke. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Troy Hayes; parents; sisters, Berthie Jo Mikula and Ollie Marie Cuellar; and brother, Ludwig C. Mikula. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 5-7 p.m. at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Port Lavaca with Rev. Chuck Kimball officiating. Burial will follow in Six Mile Cemetery. Pallbearers are Everett Wood, Ryan Darilek, Todd Heiman, Cassidy Hayes, Landry Hayes, and Garrett Henke. Honorary Pallbearers are Kavin Griffith and Larry Waters. Special thanks to Dr. Leigh Ann Falcon for her love and care. Memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Port Lavaca. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.richardsoncolonial.com.

  • FAMILY

  • James Troy Hayes, Husband (deceased)
  • Robert Mikula, Father (deceased)
  • Matilda Jakubik Mikula, Mother (deceased)
  • Marianna Knight, Daughter
  • David Knight, Son-in-law
  • Jimmy Hayes, Son
  • Paula Hayes, Daughter-in-law
  • Berthie Jo Mikula, Sister (deceased)
  • Ollie Marie Cuellar, Twin Sister (deceased)
  • Ludwig C. Mikula, Brother (deceased)
  • Dale Ann Griffith and her husband Kavin, Niece
  • Ellen Heiman, Grandchild
  • Cassidy Hayes, Grandchild
  • Everleigh Henke, Grandchild
  • Landry Hayes, Grandchild
  • Hannah Heiman, Great-Grandchild
  • Hayes Heiman, Great-Grandchild
  • Hagen Heiman, Great-Grandchild
  • Brehm Henke, Great-Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Everett Wood, Pallbearer
  • Ryan Darilek, Pallbearer
  • Todd Heiman, Pallbearer
  • Cassidy Hayes, Pallbearer
  • Landry Hayes, Pallbearer
  • Garrett Henke, Pallbearer
  • Kavin Griffith, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Larry Waters , Honorary Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • First Presbyterian Church

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 3, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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Biography

Opal Marie Hayes, 90, of Port Lavaca passed away March 2, 2020. She was born August 22, 1929 in Port Lavaca to Robert and Matilda Jakubik Mikula. Opal worked for many years as the Assistant County Clerk. She was active in the Presbyterian Church, VFW ladies auxiliary and she counted votes every year for the county.
She is survived by her daughter, Marianna Knight (David); son, Jimmy Hayes (Paula); niece, Dale Ann Griffith (Kavin); grandchildren, Ellen Heiman, Cassidy Hayes, Everleigh Henke, and Landry Hayes; and great-grandchildren, Hannah Heiman, Hayes Heiman, Hagen Heiman, and Brehm Henke.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Troy Hayes; parents; sisters, Berthie Jo Mikula and Ollie Marie Cuellar; and brother, Ludwig C. Mikula.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 5-7 p.m. at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Port Lavaca with Rev. Chuck Kimball officiating. Burial will follow in Six Mile Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Everett Wood, Ryan Darilek, Todd Heiman, Cassidy Hayes, Landry Hayes, and Garrett Henke. Honorary Pallbearers are Kavin Griffith and Larry Waters.
Special thanks to Dr. Leigh Ann Falcon for her love and care.
Memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Port Lavaca.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.richardsoncolonial.com.