Jessica Lynn Hayes, 29, of Lawrence, Kan. passed away August 22, 2015.
Jessica was born December 30, 1985 in La Jolla, Calif to Katherine Anne Rager (Yeamans). She grew up in Olathe, graduating from Olathe South in 2004. She went on to attend Johnson Co. Comm. College and then the University of Kansas, where she received her Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Science and Anthropology. Jessica married Dustin James Hayes September 25, 2010 in Linn Valley, Kan. She was industrious and hands-on, working across many trades including selling apparel on EBay. Jessica had many passions including: cooking, photography, knitting, crocheting, gardening, bicycling, audio-books and music. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Jessica was preceded in death by her mother in 2003 but lovingly raised by Virginia Vandenburg and always supported by her beloved grandparents Kenneth and Alice Lynn Yeamans. She is survived by her husband and children: Oliver and Vanden; sister, Katelyn Rager and brother, Ricky Rager both of San Diego, Calif; uncle, William Yeamans of Cibolo, Texas; and numerous loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorial Service will be 7 pm Monday, August 31, 2015, at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S Center, Gardner, Kan 66030 (913)856-7111. Memorial contributions for her children may be made to T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan with Acct. #5150006774 in the memo line. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com