Roxanne (Hayes) Terry


Roxanne (Hayes) Terry, 64, of Yukon, Oklahoma, passed away October 26th, 2020.

Roxie was born July 7th, 1956 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Roger and Teresa Hayes of Webster City, Iowa. After graduating from Webster City High School in 1974, she went on to study nursing at Iowa Central Community College.

Roxie received her nursing degree in 1978. Upon graduation she moved to Oklahoma City. Roxie dedicated 40 years of service within her community to the medical field before retiring in 2018.

In September of 1979 she married Rick Andrew Terry. They have one child, Zachary Andrew Terry.

Roxie was a fantastic and wonderful mother. She was always there for all of her family and friends and support them through the many passions and difficulties of their lives. Always willing to sacrifice for the well-being of others. Often her smile and extraordinary sense of humor was all that was needed to brighten a dark room. Roxie truly enjoyed vacationing with her family, traveling and camping throughout the country. Their favorite state to camp was Colorado. Roxie cherished the special yearly reunions with her YaYa sisters and the bond they developed for each other that has endured for several decades.

Roxie was predeceased by her husband Rick Terry, her brother David Hayes, and her father Roger Hayes Sr. She is survived by her son Zachary Terry, her mother Teresa Hayes, her sister Dee Weir (Jeff Weir), her brother Roger Hayes Jr (Polly Hayes), sister-in-law Sonja Hayes, and her YaYa sisters Amy Lukehart-Davis, Kim Fulton-Law, Marcia Eslick-Cullbertson, Janis Ostlund-Graber, Sue Olson-Asche, Jill Timm-Wilson.

~“When we lose someone we love, we must learn not to live without them, but to live with the love they left behind.” ~

Viewing will be 5pm – 7pm, Wednesday, November 4, 2020 with Vigil Service to be held at 7pm at the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private.    

Online condolences may be signed at Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, OK.