Thomas C. Hayes
Thomas C. Hayes of RFD 5, Mt. Vernon, died at the age of 81 last
night at the home of his son Carriel in Benton.
He was born Nov. 10, 1870, in Booneville, Ind., the son of
Greenberry and Vina (Puckett) Hayes. In 1894 he married Daisy Haley.
The body will lie in state at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix
where friends may call after 2:00 pm Wednesday. Funeral services
will be at the Osborn Funeral Home at 2 pm Thursday and burial will
be in Hopewell Cemetery.
Surviving is his wife, two sons, Fred of Mt. Vernon and Carriel
of Benton; four daughters, Mrs. Iva Moore of Dahlgren, Mrs. Ora
Connaway and Mrs. Maude Allen of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs Georgia Swartz
of Chicago; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson