Donna Lee Hayes


Donna Lee Hayes went to be with the Lord on August 1, 2022. She passed away peacefully at Baylor Medical Center in Fort Worth Texas at the age of 60.

Donna was born on May 17, 1962, and was predeceased by her father, Joseph “Buddy” Urbanski, her mother, Beverly Jane Anderson, and her brother Thomas Urbanski.

Donna is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, David Ray Hayes; her children, Mark Wilson and his fiancée Bethany Kimberlin of Newnan Ga, David and Rose Hayes of Stittville NY, Kelly and Nathan Perreault of Huntington Beach Ca, and Katherine/Kayte Hayes and fiancé Levi Hargis of Abilene, Texas.

She is lovingly remembered by sisters Shira and Pesach Sherbow and Debra and Harry Cusick; as well as multiple nieces, nephews; and 4 beautiful granddaughters, Emma, Abby, Desi and Hailey.

Born and raised in Rome, NY, Donna and David moved to Abilene Texas in 2011. She is loved by many in her hometown of Rome NY. Donna enjoyed traveling, loved the Kansas City Chiefs and enjoyed playing cards. She was a devoted homemaker and will be remembered for always putting everyone else first, being positive and making everyone laugh, especially in tough times.

A celebration of life will be held at Girdner Funeral Home at 114 Elm St., Abilene TX, 79602, on August 5, 2022, from 5-7 p.m.