Dena L. Hobbs-Hayes, age 64, of Lapel and formerly of Frankton, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 11, 2021, at her residence following an extended illness. She was born in Elwood on November 1, 1956, to the late Alfred and E. Ruth (Simmons) Hobbs.
Dena graduated from Frankton High School in 1975. She enjoyed decorating, searching for treasurers at antique shops, working in her yard and most of all spending time with her family.
Dena is survived by her loving son, Dennis Hayes of Anderson; three sisters, Sharon (Jim) Gross of Alexandria, Janie (David) Burton of Elwood, and her twin sister, Anita Hobbs of Frankton; life long friend, Connie Fisher-Jaqua of Frankton; and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents Dena was preceded in death by her sister, Janet Sue Hobbs and fiance', Terry Richardson.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, October 16, 2021, at the Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home Frankton Chapel with Pastor Andy Lutz officiating. Burial will follow in the K of P and IOOF cemetery in Frankton. Visitation will be Saturday, October 16, 2021, three hours prior to the service from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home.
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