She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard; and two brothers: George and Bill Maddux.
Escorts are Richard Johnson, Gary Taber, Josh Taylor, Kevin Frerking and Shero Alloush.
She worked at Skyline High School for 12 years, retiring as head cook. She helped build and then managed the senior center in Urbana for 20 years.
She worked outside of the home for many years, but her true love in life was working on the farm. She raised her own chickens and butchered them and was noted for her fried chicken as well as her apple salad and poppy seed dressing.
She was also a nature lover and loved watching birds. Most of all she was mom and grandma; her children and grandchildren were the love of her life.
She was reared in the Tunas and Urbana areas and graduated from Urbana High School.
Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. prior to service time at the funeral home.
She was united in marriage with Howard Hayes on Dec. 24, 1934, and to this union two daughters were born.
Hannah Elizabeth “Betty” Hayes was born July 5, 1917, the daughter of Nathaniel Marvin and Lou Sinda (Hyde) Maddux. She died Aug. 6, 2008, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Bolivar, at the age of 91 years, 1 month and 1 day.