Kimberly Jane Hayes

May 13, 1960 ~ April 22, 2019

Born in: Summerville, WV
Resided in: Jonesborough, TN

Kimberly Jane Hayes, age 58, of Jonesborough, died Monday, April 22, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Kingsport.

She was born May 13, 1960 in Summersville, West Virginia to Virgil and Helen (Blankenship) Weese.

Kimberly graduated from ETSU and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She was a nurse at Unicoi Hospital and the VA.

She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Johnson City.

Kimberly enjoyed working on home restoration and “fix it” projects and gardening.

Kimberly was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Ken DeLoach. Left to remember Kimberly are her parents, Virgil and Helen Weese; daughters, Rebecca (Phillip) Garland and Wendy (Ray Ledford) Simpson; grandchildren, Maverick Garland and Kelsey Parshall; sisters, LouAnn (Calvin) Bennett and Mari (Chris) Campbell; brothers, Rick (Sara) Weese and Gary (Carla) Weese; daughters’ father and caregiver, Darrell Heaton; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Antioch Baptist Church in Johnson City (1014 Antioch Rd) and a funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm at the church under the direction of Pastor Pete Tackett. A graveside service will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10:00 am Washington County Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Gary Weese, Rick Weese, Calvin Bennett, Chris Campbell, Phillip Garland, and Darrell Heaton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Washington County Johnson City Animal Shelter (3411 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601).


Visitation: April 24, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Funeral Service: April 24, 2019 7:00 pm

Committal Service: April 25, 2019 10:00 am

Washington County Memory Gardens
113 Memory Gardens Dr
Johnson City, TN 37615

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  1. Lori Hampton-Turner says:

    Kim was a blessing to all she worked with at the VA. The world is a better place because she was in it.

  2. Renee Schmader and Family says:

    Most every work morning for the 12 years I got the pleasure of listening to Kim talk to her sister Mari on the phone. Those mornings were always started with laughter and smiles. I will dearly miss her.

  3. Linda Copas says:

    Kim was a friend to all she met. Her laughter showed the love for life she had. I will miss you so but I’m jealous that she gets to see my honey before me.

  4. Karen and Scott Longwell says:

    Praying Kim’s family and friends will find peace
    and comfort in our Lord and many memories
    held dear.

  5. Richard Dice says:

    Kim was a great person to work with at the VA. Every time I would see her she always had a smile on her face. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

  6. Penney Bohlander says:

    So sorry about her passing. I know it’s extremely hard on the family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers!!

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