Iona Hayes
Iona L. Hayes, 93, 122 N. 10th St., died at 10 a.m. 
Oct. 22, 1986, at her residence. 

Mrs. Hayes was born Sept. 2, 1893, in Jefferson County, 
the daughter of Lafayette and Nebraska (Wells) Phelps. 
On Sept. 24, 1910, in Jefferson County, the(sic) married 
Arlie Hayes, who preceded her in death April 3, 1966. 

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Johnston Funeral Home 
with the Rev. Clifford Hicks officiating. Burial will follow 
in South Hickory Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. 
today at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Hayes is survived by five sons, Glen Hayes and wife Lena of 
Yuba City, Calif., Russell Hayes and wife Wahneeta of Macomb, Lester
Hayes and wife Celia of Decatur, Edward Hayes and wife Wilma of 
Mt. Vernon and Ron Hayes and wife Carol of Dundee, Fla.; three 
daughters, Mrs. John (Maxine) Shores, Mrs. Wilma Upton and Joyce 
Balsover, all of Mt. Vernon; 26 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 
17 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Mrs. Hayes was a Protestant. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son-in-law, 
Marvin Upton, two sons, three grandchildren and several brothers 
and sisters.


Date: 23 Oct 1986   
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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