Barbara Hayden

Published 3:29 pm Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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Mrs. Barbara Borden Hayden, a lifelong resident of Bogalusa, was born on July 2, 1932, and passed away on Sept. 18, 2021, at the age of 89. She was a co-founder of Delta Printing Company, Inc., a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church of Bogalusa, a board member of the YWCA, Queen MCCA IV, a member of G.G.’s Ladies Mardi Gras group, and a 50-year member of the Bogalusa Civic League, as well as many other civic associations.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Horace Hayden Jr.; her parents, Lionel Borden and Eldora Bennett Borden; sisters, Margaret Borden Baumkirchner, Doris Borden McElveen and Ann Borden Pepe Bryant; a brother, Lionel “Duffy” Borden Jr.; and a son-in-law, Robert Dale Sibley.

Mrs. Hayden is survived by her children, Suzi Hayden Sibley, Terri Hayden Coxe, Horace “Hap” (Julie) Hayden III and Hugh Alan Hayden; a sister, Jill Borden McDaniel; grandchildren, Jay (Lauren) Coxe, John (Jordan) Sibley, Ross Coxe, Lana (Daniel) Leonard, Horace “Hayes” Hayden IV, Mary Margaret Hayden and Owen Hayden; and great-grandchildren, Ellie Leonard, Luke Leonard, Miles Leonard, Emma Sibley, Lily Coxe, Thomas Coxe, Ryan Coxe and Camille Coxe.

The Hayden family would like to give a special thank you to the caregivers Shirley Guy, Debra Ramsey, and Sonya Ramsey, for their loving care and dedication.

Visitation was held at First Presbyterian Church of Bogalusa on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. until the service time of noon. Dr. Jim Stayton officiated and pallbearers were Jay Coxe, John Sibley, Ross Coxe, Hayes Hayden, Owen Hayden and Charles Morgan. Interment followed at Hillview Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to First Presbyterian Church of Bogalusa, P.O. Box 296, Bogalusa, LA 70429 or the Alzheimer’s Association of Louisiana, 3445 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 902, Metairie, LA 70002.

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