10 Notable Christian Deaths in 2017

Anna Hayford – March 8

Anna Hayford
Anna Hayford, 83, the late wife of Jack Hayford died peacefully on March 8, 2017 after battling stage four pancreatic cancer. |

Anna Hayford, wife of former senior pastor Jack Hayford of The Church on the Way,  died from pancreatic cancer at age 83.

Alongside her husband, Anna pastored at the California-based Church on the Way for over 30 years, seeing the congregation grow to approximately 10,000 members.

"Anna, who is a strong woman in her faith, was gracious and hospitable, and loved and admired by everyone," stated the church.

"Often referred to as a gentle strength alongside her husband, she was a formidable leader in her own right with a ministry that touched the lives of thousands."

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