Hillory Lucile Kays, 40, of Royston, Ga, passed away Tuesday morning January 5, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Medical Center, Athens.

Born April 13, 1980, in Tucker GA, she was the daughter of William Ernest Kays and the late Joannie Marie Brigman. She was a hostess at Applebee’s of Commerce.

Survivors include her daughter, Hailey Lavergne; her son, A J Lavergne; her father and stepmother, Bill and Cheryl Kays, Lawrenceville; sister, JoEllen Locklear, Carnesville, and Chastity Anderson, Sandusky, Ohio; a niece, Jessica  Kimberlin, and nephews Kody Locklear and Jed Anderson.

Memorial services will be 5pm, Thursday January 14, 2021 at the Gateway Believers Church. Family will receive friends from 4 until 5pm a the church.  Condolences may left at ginnfuneralhome.com.