Joyce E. Hays (73) of Greenup


Published on April 8 2013 8:52 am

Joyce E. Hays, 73, of Greenup, IL passed away at 8:25 pm on Friday, April 5, 2013 at her residence. 

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday April 10, 2013 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 on Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery rural Mason, IL at 1:30 pm on Wednesday.

Joyce was born on April 23, 1939 in Louisville, IL the Daughter of Henry & Ethel Harrington. She married Bennie Hays on June 28, 1959. Joyce was a homemaker and worked at Ettelbrick Shoe Company.

Surviving is her husband; son Louis Hays of Danville, IL and daughter Cheryl Kirkman of Murdock, IL; She raised two grandsons Terry and Wes Hays of Greenup; Brothers Leland Harrington of Mattoon, Perry and John Harrington both of Flora; sisters Daisy Kruestinger of Flora, Betsy Eckelberry of Flora and Lois Workman of Flora; Grandchildren Jerry Kirkman, Chelsea Hays, Tyson Hays, Tammy Fortier, Leanna Kirkman and Ben Hays; 17 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.

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