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Joanne Taylor (Hayes) Gallaway

August 19, 1949 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 68)

Joanne Taylor Gallaway (formerly Hayes), age 68, of Battle Creek, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017. She was born in 1949 in Battle Creek, Michigan the daughter of Glenn R. and Margaret L. (Taylor) Gallaway. Joanne was a 1967 graduate of Harper Creek High School. She had worked at both St. Joseph Elementary and Sonoma Elementary Schools, owned and operated Joannie’s House Daycare and was the office manager for IBEW Local 445 for many years. She had been a Calhoun County 4H Horse Leader and Girl Scout Leader, and was an acting grandma to many. Joanne enjoyed cooking, singing and outdoor activities. Surviving are her three children: Todd Hayes of Burlington, Rob (Jen) Hayes of Grand Rapids and Maggie (Donn) Spooner of Battle Creek; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother: Ken (Judi) Gallaway of Illinois; two sisters: Mary Jane Gallaway of Battle Creek and Kathy (Jim) Lefler of Livonia; several nieces and nephews. Joanne was preceded in death by her parents. The family will receive friends at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Funeral Home. Private interment will take place at Morgan Cemetery. Memorials may be given to S.A.F.E. Place or The Haven of Rest - women’s and children’s shelter. www.henryfuneralhome.og


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
December 16, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services
703 Capital Avenue SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015

Visitation
Saturday
December 16, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services
703 Capital Avenue SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 16, 2017

12:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services
703 Capital Avenue SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015


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