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Marion W. Hayes
Funeral Friday


Funeral services for Marion William Hayes will be held Friday at 2:00 
p.m. at Myers Chapel, where friends my call at any time after 11 a.m. 
Mr. Hayes, a machinist foreman at Pressed Steel Car Co. here, resided at 
RFD 1, Bonnie 
He was stricken while working at the car company yesterday morning and 
died later at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Marion W. Hayes

Marion William Hayes, son of Mr. And Mrs. Hiram Hayes was born 
Aug. 9,1901 and departed this life June 16, 1953, at Jefferson Memorial 
Hospital at the age of 51 years, 10 Months and 7 days.

On the 16th day of June while at his post of duty, he suffered a severe 
heart attack from which he never did recover.

He was a very devoted employee of the Press Steel Car Company of Mt. 
Vernon, IL and for the last 31 years of his life he had worked for the 
different companies in charge of this plant. For the last 22 years when 
the plant worked, he never missed a day.

In the year of 1932 he was united in marriage to Nettie Ethel Friend of 
Wayne City, Ill. To this union nine children were born, namely Mrs. 
Lois Firebaugh, Loree Hutchison, Eyvone Meyer, Imogene Kays, Donald 
Eugene, William LeRoy, Melvin Ray, and Shirley Jeane at home. One daughter, 
Linda Kay, father, mother, and one sister preceded him in death. He 
leaves to mourn his departure his wife, 8 children, nine grandchildren; two 
brothers, Green Hayes of Mt. Vernon, Ira Hayes of Arizona; four 
sisters, namely Mrs. Belle Phelps of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Clora Alexandra of 
Belleville, Ill., Mrs. Nell Wilson of Jacksonville, Ill., Mrs. Bessie Coriel 
of Mt. Vernon, Ill., Besides a host of friends and buddies of Press 
Steel Car Company. He was a most devoted companion and father, a friend to 
one and all who knew him, and will be greatly missed.

Date: June 1953
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Kiowana Hayes Ferguson

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