July 5, 1946 - September 9, 2020
Thomas “Tom” Ellis Hayes, 74, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at his home. Tom was born July 5, 1946 in Centralia, the son of Charles Hayes and Hariett (Josephson) Hayes. He married Mary (Lowe) Hayes in the United Methodist Church in Sandoval on July 8, 1967 and she survives him in Centralia. In addition to his wife Mary Hayes of 53 years, Tom is survived by his son: Brian Hayes and wife Kathy of Dothan, AL; two grandsons: Austin and Caleb Hayes, one sister: Kay Schubert and husband Gerald of Centralia; and nine nieces and nephews: Tammy Smith and husband George of Centralia, Tyann Alli of Centralia, Doug Hayes of Rockford, Kim Ehrhart of Indiana, Belinda Johnson and husband Drew of Missouri, Brad Barton of Nevada, Sarah Rogers and husband Joe of Illinois, Laura O’Sullivan and husband Liam of Indiana, and Phillip Foltz of Colorado. Tom was preceded in death by his parents: Charles and Hariett Hayes and his brother: Gilbert Hayes. Tom had worked for the Centralia Morning Sentinel for a number of years as a pressman. He also was the previous co-owner of Centralia Ready Mix. He was a member of the Greenview Christian Church in Centralia. In his free time, Tom enjoyed reading and spending time his four legged companions. A Memorial Service for Tom Hayes will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Greenview Christian Church with Pastor Wesley Miller officiating. Visitation will be held at the church Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 10:00 AM until time of the service at 11:00 AM. The family asks those attending to please be mindful of social distancing, wear a mask and any health precaution necessary to insure a healthy environment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Greenview Christian Church and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, (618)532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Hayes Family during this difficult time. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com and also on the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook Page.
Thomas “Tom” Ellis Hayes, 74, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at his home. Tom was born July 5, 1946 in Centralia, the son of Charles Hayes and Hariett (Josephson) Hayes. He married Mary (Lowe) Hayes in the... View Obituary & Service Information
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