Merced Express, May 3, 1919

HAYES–Near Athlone, April 30, 1919, Mrs. Henrietta L. Hayes, a native of California, aged 46 years, 1 month and 14 days.
Merced Express, April 26, 1919


Mrs. Henrietta L. Hayes, wife of Walter G. Hayes, passed away at her home near Atholne shortly before 1 o'clock Wednesday morning, after an illness of a week from pneumonia. The deceased was a native of Stanislaus county, aged 46 years, and had been a resident of Merced county for about fifteen years.  She was well known as a school teacher, having taught in the Le Grand school for several years and had just closed the term in the Savana school district. She  was a most estimable woman and had a host of friends who sincerely regret her passing. Surviving relatives are her husband. Walter G. Hayes; a son and a daughter, Graham and Luella Hayes; her mother, Mrs. J. W. Carpenter of Modesto; and two brothers, William Carpenter of Modesto and John Carpenter of Reedley. The funeral was held yesterday after noon, the services at the I. O. O. F.  cemetery being conducted by the Le Grand Rebekah Lodge.
HAYES, Mrs. Walter
Le Grand Advocate, Friday, May 2, 1919


Mrs. Henrietta Lillian Hayes, wife of Walter G. Hayes, rancher of Athlone, died at the Hayes country home at 12:55 o'clock Wednesday morning from pneumonia after a week's illness. As she had shown improvement the past few days hopes were held for her recovery until about four hours preceeding [sic]  death when her condition showed unfavorable developements [sic].

Mrs. Hayes was a native of Stanislaus county about fifteen years. A number of years ago she lived in Merced, but later the family moved back to Athlone. She was a school teacher well known in this part of the county, and taught the Savana school this term. Her age was 46 years, as she was born on March 16, 1873.

Surviving are the following relatives: W. G. Hayes, Husband; Graham C. Hayes, son; Luella F. Hayes, daughter; Mrs. J. W. Carpenter of Modesto, mother; Mrs. W. M. Rogers of Modesto, sister; Will Carpenter of Modesto and John Carpenter of Reedley, brothers.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Odd Fellow's cemetary [sic] in Merced in Merced at 2 p. m. Friday, May 2.                                                                        –The Merced Sun

 Contributed by: Thomas D. Hilk