William Robert "Bill" Hayes
Of Kell Died
At Age 76
William Robert "Bill" Hayes, 76, of Kell died 9:50 a.m. Jan. 25, 2003, at Mt. Vernon
Care Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was a retired automobile mechanic.
Mr. Hayes was born Jan. 9, 1927, in Mt. Vernon to Johnny Cecil and Cecil Dana (Rightnowar) Hayes.
He married Edna Lou Dowen Leffler Hayes in Effingham; she survives.
No public funeral services will be held. Burial will be at Old Baptist Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Michael Hayes of Centralia, and Johnny
Bob Hayes of Mt. Vernon; two step-sons, Charles Ray Leffler and wife Heidi of Olney, and Marvin
Jack Leffler and wife Carla of Bridgewater, N.J.; two special children, Jessica Le of Kell, and
Denice Stanfield of Florissant, Mo.; a sister, Virginia Lowery of Mt. Vernon; 10 grandchildren; and
Mr. Hayes was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister Yvonne Jones.
For those who wish memorial may be made to the Old Baptist Cemetery and will be accepted at the
funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P. O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348
for obituary information at any time.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Jan. 25, 2003
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans