Wanda L. (Askew) Hayes
Wanda L. (Askew) Hayes, 82, of Du Quoin and 
formerly of Mt. Vernon died 2:10 p.m. Oct. 19, 2005, 
at Marshall Browning Hospital in Du Quoin. 
She was retired from working at the Mt. Vernon Shoe Factory. 

Mrs. Hayes was born Dec. 20, 1922, in Mt. Vernon to Charles 
and Grace (Wells) Askew. She married William Edgar Hayes 
Dec. 5, 1945, in Mt. Vernon; he preceded her in death April 14, 1991. 

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral 
Home in Mt. Vernon. Dr. John Lewis will officiate. Burial will 
follow at South Hickory Hill Cemetery in Jefferson County. 
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. 

Mrs. Hayes is survived by a son, William Eugene Hayes of 
Dowell; a daughter, Brenda Grace Dorris of Mt. Vernon; three 
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Gene Askew of 
Bluford; three sisters, Guelda Huber of Eldorado, Vema Blackman of 
Stonefort and Neva June Fitzsimmons of Elkville; and several nieces 
and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. 

Mrs. Hayes was a member of First Christian Church in Du Quoin. She 
loved flower gardening and country western dancing, often with 
her children. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, 
where you may call 242-3348 for further information. 

Date: Thurs 21 Oct 2005   
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman

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