You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.
Cynthia Jean Young Hays
Cynthia Jean Young Hays, a resident of San Antonio, texas, passed away Saturday morning, June 7, 2014, in the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville at the age of 47 years and 14 days. Cynthia was born May 24, 1967, in San Marcos to Ernest D. and Frances Lorraine Sutherland Young.
She was raised in Floresville, and graduated from Floresville High School, class of 1985. She was the first National Merit Scholarship recipient from Floresville High School. Cynthia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations in 1989 from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. Upon graduation, she returned to Texas and was a loan officer for San Antonio Teachers Credit Union. After a few years as a loan officer, Cynthia received her teaching certification and dedicated her life to teaching middle school theater arts in the East Central and Northside independent school districts in San Antonio. She had a passion for teaching theater arts and always found a part for each and every one of her students in her plays and musicals. Throughout her life, Cynthia traveled extensively in the United States and abroad. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in San Antonio.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Ralph W.C. and Marguerite Simkins Young; maternal grandparents Daniel Sam Sutherland Sr. and Melba Westfall Sutherland Shouse; and uncle Don A. Young.
Cynthia is survived by her son, Ethan Scott Hays of San Antonio; parents Ernest and Lorraine Young of Floresville; sister Judy Herndon and husband Gearis of Floresville; nephews Carter and Cameron Herndon of Floresville; aunts Peggy Sutherland Haug of Seguin and Loretta Young of Stockdale; uncle Sam Sutherland of Austin; and numerous other relatives.
Visitation was held on Friday, June 13, from 5-8 p.m. in the First Baptist Church in Floresville.
A funeral service was held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the church, officiated by Pastor Mike Clements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alumnae Association Founder’s Fund of Mount Holyoke College, Mary E. Woolley Hall, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075-1486.
Your Condolences, Prayers, and Memories
Please share a prayer, memory, or offer your condolences below.
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Capt. Michael Lee Gorhum (August 26, 2015)
Chris C. Zaiontz Sr. (August 26, 2015)
Edmund ‘Ed’ Charles Bauer (August 26, 2015)
Emma Dorthie Hunt (August 26, 2015)
Gregorio L. Garza Jr. (August 26, 2015)
Kathryn Ann Friesenhahn Williams (August 26, 2015)
Loretta D. Darnell (August 26, 2015)
Mark Anthony Morin (August 26, 2015)
Mary Jo Daniel (August 26, 2015)
Ronnie L. Kotara (August 26, 2015)
Russell Lee Fuller (August 26, 2015)
Travis James (August 26, 2015)
Virgil ‘Chester’ Lamberth (August 26, 2015)
Armando Montoya Luna Jr. (August 19, 2015)
Eva Fay Estes Dyson (August 19, 2015)
Henry Robert Sralla (August 19, 2015)
Kelly Nicole Forster (August 19, 2015)
Lawrence A. Greenhaw (August 19, 2015)
Lisa Carol Real Ahlert (August 19, 2015)
Marshall Ray Miller (August 19, 2015)
Sister Mary Angela Gawlik (August 19, 2015)
Annie Bonita Ritchie (August 12, 2015)
Benjamin ‘Ben’ L. Rapstine (August 12, 2015)
Chester George Wiatrek (August 12, 2015)
Erna Christine Pape Kosub (August 12, 2015)
Frances Pederson (August 12, 2015)
Luis ‘Chito Morales’ Arevalos Sr. (August 12, 2015)
Margie Ann (Jahns) Markgraf (August 12, 2015)
Mike Pryor (August 12, 2015)
William Kent Peck (August 12, 2015)
Albert ‘Dickey’ Laubach (August 5, 2015)
Benito A. Molina (August 5, 2015)
Clara Kowalik-Wiatrek (August 5, 2015)
Dr. W.C. Newberry (August 5, 2015)
Evelyn Marie (Buldhaupt) Damrow (August 5, 2015)
Harold M. Sanchez (August 5, 2015)
John S. Martinez Jr. (August 5, 2015)
Julia Sandoval Raabe (August 5, 2015)