John C. HAYS

Decatur Herald, Thursday, 17 April 1980, page D 10, column 3:

John Clair Hays, 70, of Moweaqua died 12:45 p.m. Wednesday (April 16, 1980) in St. Mary's Hospital.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Sherwood-Seitz Funeral Home, Moweaqua, with visitation after 5 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Hays Cemetery, Moweaqua.

Mr. Hays was born in Moweaqua, son of David and Clara Hays. He was meat inspector for the state of Illinois and affiliated with Moweaqua United Methodist Church. He married Gladys Young in 1940.

Surviving are his wife; son, David E. of Greenup, Ky.; brother, Wayne of Moweaqua; two grandchildren.

Three brothers preceded him in death.