12/26/2012 2:15:00 PM Martha Louise Hays April 7, 1914 - December 24, 2012
Martha Louise Hays, 98, of Taylorville, formerly of Decatur, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012 at 7:25 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
She was born on April 7, 1914 at Decatur, the daughter of Fred and Emma (Sawyer) Hays. Martha was a homemaker. She attended Sharon United Methodist Church in Decatur and was active in the Eastern Star.
Survivors include: Sister, Virginia Davis of Taylorville; nephews, Richard (wife, Shirley) Davis and William (wife, Joanne) Davis both of Taylorville; many great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Wayne Hays and a nephew, John Davis.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Sharon United Methodist Church in Decatur with Rev. Cathy Najmon officiating. Burial will follow at Harristown Cemetery, Harristown. Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church.
Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.