Dateline: December 11, 2003
services for Melvin Morse Hayward, age 79, were held at 1:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, December 10, 2003, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon
with Brother Shane Whitten, Music Minister at Hillcrest Baptist Church in
Amarillo, officiating. Burial
was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Hayward died Sunday, December 7, 2003, in Amarillo. He was born June 18, 1924, in Neosho, Cherokee County,
Kansas. He was a resident of
Blue Jacket, Oklahoma, before moving to Amarillo 19 years
ago. He married Earl Dean
“Jayne” Wilson on August 22, 1944, at Hays, Kansas.
She preceded him in death on November 24, 1999.
He was a US Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II.
He worked as an aircraft mechanic for American Airlines for 31
years before his retirement. He was a member of Cliffside Baptist Church in Amarillo.
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