Rosalee Merle Hays Ivins December 22, 1932 ~ April 19, 2013

Rosalee Merle Hays Ivins, 80, of Fayetteville passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 in Fayetteville.  She was born December 22, 1932 in Geary, Oklahoma the daughter of Merle Wilford and Ethel Agnes Droomgool Hays.

She was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church and retired Registered Nurse for St. Mary’s Hospital in Rogers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Randall Lee Ivins, her daughter, Iris Deane Ivins and 1~brother, Manning Hays.

Survivors include 2~sons, Gary Lee Ivins and wife, Delora of Texarkana, AR and Larry Wayne Ivins and wife, Carol of Stow, Ohio; 1~daughter, Rosemary Rogers and husband, Michael of Fayetteville; 5~brothers, Virgil Hays of Lexington, KY, Jack Hays of Broken Arrow, OK, Robert Hays of Simms, AL, Leonard Hays of Las Cruces, NM and Ronnie Hays of College Station, TX; 2~sisters, Oletha Nabors of Memphis, TN and Edwina Moon of Yukon, OK; 6~grandchildren, Brian, Christina, Lisa Marie, Elizabeth, Jonathan, Lewis and Rachel; 4~great-grandchildren, Chase, Connor, Jacob and Madison.

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Ridgeview Baptist Church in Fayetteville with Pastor Charlie Brown and Larry Wayne Ivins officiating. Burial will be in Benton County Memorial Park in Rogers.

Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. ~ 6:00 P.M. Monday at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Ridgeview Baptist Church in Fayetteville.


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    bettysue knapp » 21. Apr, 2013

    Rosalee was my mentor at st mary’s when i started work there in 1989. i will miss her.

    Gene Bland » 21. Apr, 2013

    In addition to my admiration of the late Randall Ivins during our many years as GLAD co-workers…Rosalee was a kind and special Caregiver in the final days of my Dad…Rev. W.E. Bland.

    Sincere regrets to Gary, Rosemary and family. Gene Bland

    Margaret Smith » 21. Apr, 2013

    We still miss Rosalee here at The Gardens At Arkanshire, I keep you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Denise Thomas » 22. Apr, 2013

    Rosemary and Dr. Rogers
    Thinking of you. So sorry for your loss.