Kathryn "Kat" Sue Hyde

December 22, 1940October 30, 2018

Kathryn Sue Hyde, 77, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018. She was born December 22, 1940 in Taylor to the late Ruby Molen Yarbrough and Robert L. Hyde. She was the step-daughter of Williams S. Yarbrough who truly loved his five step-children 36 years before his passing in 1983. Kathryn taught public schools in Hallettsville and Yoakum, and substituted all grades in Victoria after graduating Mary Hardin Baylor College in 1966. She was also a full time caregiver before taking an early retirement. Kathryn was a faithful member of Northside Baptist Church and the Joy Sunday School Ladies Class. Survivors include her only surviving sibling, Janie Danysh and husband, John, of Victoria in addition to many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Genell Goats and Alma Kimball and one brother, Havond Hyde. Visitation will be Friday, November 2, 2018 from 9 – 10 am at Northside Baptist Church. Funeral services will begin at 10 pm followed by burial at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Share condolences at


  • Janie and John Danysh, Sister and husband
  • Robert L. Hyde, Father
  • Ruby Molen Yarbrough, Mother
  • William S. Yarbrough, Step-father
  • Genell Goats, Sister
  • Alma Kimball, Sister
  • Havond Hyde, Brother
  • Kathryn is loved and remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


  • Visitation Friday, November 2, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 2, 2018

Kathryn "Kat" Sue Hyde

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Betty Sprague

November 13, 2018

In some ways we were like sisters and I remember living at
with you guys for rest of school year I think.We had some fun and fights too just like any sisters.You were always aggravated with Janie and Me
I remember cooking ourselves a hamburger for breakfast.Your Mom and Dad were great,they let us cook whatever we wanted.the four of us friends had so much fun!It was wonderful when I got back to Texas after 50 years and the four of us, you,Janie,MaryAnn and I and we took another picture together.I,m so glad I did that..I will miss you!!

Paula Ballinger

October 31, 2018

I am so gonna miss my long, long letters from Kat. I loved hearing about everything and everybody.
I know Kat loved her Heavenly Father, Her Sunday School Class, The Houston Astro's - and Me.
OK, all the rest of ya too.
John & Janie, thank you so much for all you did for Kat over the years. So was very grateful and she loved both of you.
Kat, I know I will see you again, until then, know you were loved.
Your niece, Paula