71-year-old rural West Salem resident, Karen Faye Hayes, died Tuesday, May 21 at her home. She was a homemaker and also retired after working 25 years at Champion Laboratory. She was a member of the Women of the Moose and Hillbilly Clan #39, and the Marion Christian Church.
Surviving are her husband of over 55 years, Bob Hayes; three daughters, Cindy Pollard of Albion, Susan Gillette of Mt. Carmel, IL and Vickie Leigh of West Salem; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Dale Colbert and Jack Colbert both of Albion.
A Celebration of Life Service for Karen Faye Hayes will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 24 at the Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 23 at the Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem.
Memorials may be made to the Marion Christian Church or the Macedonia Cemetery.