Dianne Lee (Nash) Hay

January 14, 1960 ‒ November 17, 2008

Lexington, Ohio

LEXINGTON~ Dianne Lee Nash Hay, age 48, of Otterbein Drive, Lexington, passed away Monday morning November 17, 2008 in The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland following a 19-day illness.

Born January 14, 1960 in Ironton, Missouri, to Ervin and Montabell (Williams) Nash, Dianne attended school in St. Charles, Missouri.

She had worked with the General Motors plant in Wentzville, MO, for 18 years before taking a transfer to the GM plant in Ontario.

Dianne was blessed with creativity. She had an eye for drawing and home decorating. Her fingers were skilled with needles and hooks as she made lovely quilts and crocheted pieces.

Led by her deep Christian faith, she was an ordained member of the clergy for the Prayer of Faith Temple, and held a deep appreciation for the Lord’s creation, always admiring His handiwork when she traveled to places like the Virgin Islands and Hawaii. She most enjoyed anywhere that was warm!

Described as kind and caring, Dianne was beautiful on the inside and outside. She was always thoughtful and generous towards others, and a precious and faithful wife and mother.

She is survived by her husband Garry Hay, whom she married October 12, 1999; her son Albert Golet of Lexington; her mother Montabell Nash of St. Charles, MO; step children Shannon Hay and Nicole Hay both of Grove City, and David Stepp and Cheryl Meade both of Columbus; sisters, brothers and their spouses Margaret Dove, Linda Nash, Wesley Nash, Terri Nash, Roland Nash all of St. Charles, MO, Karen Smith of Springfield, MO, Deanna & Doug Turner of St. Peter’s, MO, Marvin & Kim Nash of Fredericktown, MO, her mother-in-law Myrtle Hay of Grove City; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law and their spouses Larry & Joanna Hay of Newton Falls, Debra & John Myers of Marshall, TX, Kathryn Ogden of Grove City, Daphne & Keith Hawk of Grove City; nephews Matthew, Marvin, Jr., Ethan, Jared, Jacob and Jeffrey; nieces Kara, Kaylee, Anabell, and Jessica, Crystal , Tabitha, Kaylynn, Becca, Haylee and Amber.

She was preceded in death by her father Ervin Nash, her father-in-law Eugene Hay; and a brother Steven Nash.

The Hay Family will receive friends Friday, November 21, 2008 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Entombment will follow in Franklin Hills Memory Gardens, Canal Winchester.