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Evelyn “EJ” Janell Hays

Evelyn “EJ” Janell Hays, age 62, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at her residence.

EJ was born December 18, 1957 in Cleveland, OH to the late Marion B. and Mamie Mae Ross Dickoff. Her former husband, Ronald Harrod and son, Joseph Harrod also preceded her in death.

EJ was a very family oriented person who loved and cared for her entire family very much. She also had a great passion for her cats: Jolie, Rusty, Buddy, and Diva.

She is survived by her husband, Jimmy R. Hays of Brandenburg, KY; son, Jesse G. (fiancé, Roberta Gunter) Harrod of Brandenburg, KY; sister, Donna (Tim) Wadham of Dover, TN; and brother, Dan Collier of Elsberry, MO.

A Memorial Visitation will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM EDT from the Chapel of Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg, KY.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home, 198 Lawrence St., Brandenburg, KY 40108 to assist the family with expenses.

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