Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 89
Gertie Hays, 89, Route 1, died at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 27, 1986, in her home.
Mrs. Hays was born Sept. 15, 1897, in Jefferson County, the daughter of
Norman and Mary Ellen (Fred) Newell. On May 6, 1925, in Vandalia, she
married Neal Hays, who died Jan. 21, 1972.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home with the Rev.
Jerry Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow in South Hickory Hill
Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Survivors include a grandson, Steven Hays and his wife Anita of Mt. Vernon;
a great-granddaughter, Stephanie Hays; a daughter-in-law, Betty Hays of
Mt. Vernon; and an aunt, Myrtle Freeman of Waltonville.
Mrs. Hays attended South Hickory Hill Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a son, Fred Hays.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Nov. 27, 1986
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans