HORTENSE — Guadalupe Zayas, 71, of Hortense passed away Thursday morning, June 3, 2021, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup after an extended illness. Born in Dinuba, Cal., her parents were Ernest Zayas and Esther Velasco Zayas. She is also preceded in death by a son, Jaoquine Torres; a brother, Robert Zayas; and two sisters, Josephine Zayas and Anita Vera Zayas. Mrs. Zayas was a CNA for many years and attended The Foundation Church. She loved going to the Senior Citizen Center, the Senior Dances, gardening, and loved all the animals in her yard. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Michael Torres (Linda Ann) of Cal.; a daughter and son-in-law, Alisa Simmerman (Brian) of Hortense; three grandchildren, Breezey Simmerman, James Ross, and Anthony Torres; two step-grandchildren, Brianna Simmerman and Blake Simmerman; three great-grandchildren; five brothers, Ernest Zayas, Jr., Carlos Zayas, Richard Zayas, Ruben Zayas, and Joey Zayas; three sisters, Rosie Gutierrez, Stella Zayas and Terry Zayas; and also several nieces, nephews and other relatives. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.