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Lorene was born May 1, 1927 to Thomas Elbert and Annie Yoder Graves in Verden, Oklahoma. She was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Jesus and her family were her whole life. Lorene was most generous and loving to her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Purdy Hays and R. B. Springfield; five brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors: Children, Ellwood Hays and wife, Dorothy, of Cedar Hill, Jerry Hays of Saginaw, Sharon Mason and husband, Floyd, of Fort Worth and Marsha Frederick of Azle; grandchildren, Keith, Jeannette, Brian, Jackie, Sammy, Victoria and Esther; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Grace, Kris, Nick, Jessie, Tessa, Jerry, Jordan, Bethany and Elijah; brother, Robert Graves; sisters, Beth Burkhart and Mary Ann Green; and many other loving family members and friends.