Hayes, Wanda B.


Wanda Burrell Cantwell Hayes was born on February 17, 1934 and went to be with our Lord on Sunday, February 19, 2012 where she was met in heaven by her husband, Roland Hayes and son, Rodney Hayes.

For 78 years she led a faithful life in service to her Lord, her children and to anyone who met her.

Wanda is survived by her children, daughter-in-law, Artis Hayes, daughters Sharon Griffith and husband, Curtis, Marsha Bonneau and husband, Shannon, Charlotte Pope and husband, Mike; son, Michael Hayes and wife, Audrey; and also those she adopted into her family, Helen Zimba, Bao Nguyen and family, Con Le and family, Anh Le and family, Vu Le and family and Phuc Nguyen and family. She is also survived by her brothers, James Earl Cantwell and wife, Jane of Melissa, Texas, Randy Cantwell and wife, Marie of Weimer, Texas; sister, Doris Woody of Norfolk, Virginia; brother-in-law, Truman Hayes and wife, Mauriene of Welch, Texas; sister-in-law, Ruth Shelburne and husband B of South Houston, Texas; sister-in-law Verlan Ketchersid and husband, Eddy of Farmers Branch, Texas and sister-in-law, Mary Chris Wilks and husband, Doug of Bandera, Texas. She was the beloved grandmother of 17 grandchildren who she considered such a blessing to her; Chrystal Hayes and Randy Hayes, Ricky Lewis and wife, Allison, Schalee Sanchez and husband, Luis, Joshua Lewis and Bethany Lewis, Jonathan Bonneau and wife, Renee

5 replies on “Hayes, Wanda B.”

david strickland says:

she was a lovely lady and a true inspiration. she will be missed.

Ruth Leach says:

I met and knew Wanda from the Advocacy & Pregnancy Center where we both volunteered. Wanda was such a wonderful, compassionate woman. It was my honor and pleasure to work with her at APC events.

Jeff Cantwell says:

Aunt Wanda was a true blessing to me, and to all who knew her. I am happy for her that she is in a far better place. Heaven is rejoicing! I’m proud to have been her nephew.


Elton Cantwell says:

Wanda was one of the finest Person’s Ive ever known . She was a wonderfull person.Lanita and I counted Wanda and Roland our best friends.I am glad that I was kin to her.May God bless each one of you Elton

Ken & Linda Castello says:

What a blessing Wanda was to so many people! We grieve with the family and friends who will miss her here on earth as at the same time we rejoice with all that our sweet friend has gone home. What a celebration must be going in Heaven! God bless you all. Ken and Linda Castello

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