|Birth: ||Nov. 21, 1916|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 2014|
Nora Bell Hayes, 97, of Sioux City passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at a Sioux City nursing home. Services were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, at St. Thomas Orthodox Church. The Rev. Lucas Rice officiated. Burial followed in Arlington Township Cemetery at Moville, Iowa. Arrangements were under the direction of Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home. Nora was born in Caplinger Mills, Calhoun County, Missouri, on November 21, 1916. She was the daughter of Louis and Laura M. (Riggs) Luce. She lived in Anthon, Correctionville, Moville, Sioux City, Red Bluff, California, and then returned to Sioux City. Nora married John M. Hayes on November 9, 1934. Nora was a farm wife and worked at several cafes in the area. She also worked at Swift Packing Plant for 23 years, mostly in the turkey department, until she retired in 1980. She was member of St. Thomas Orthodox Church. She enjoyed watching TV sports, especially her favorite teams, the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bulls. Nora was known for her pie making, whether it was for church dinners or just for family. She also enjoyed going to the horse and dog races, but what she enjoyed most was spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, Dan (Donna) Hayes of Van Buren, Arkansas; Gary (Marian) Hayes of South Sioux City, Nebraska; Joe Hayes (Holly Donaldson) of Cherokee, Iowa; Chuck (Tami) Hayes of Moville, Iowa; John Hayes Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Tom (Mary Ellen) Hayes of Sioux City, Iowa; Mike (Kris) Hayes of Sioux City, Jackie (Vergil) Heyer of Cushing, Iowa; Judy (Don) Kendall of Pahrump, Nevada; and Carol (Nick) Corey of Sioux City; daughter-in-law, Barbara Hayes of Dunnellon, Florida; 35 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; 30 great- great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Bill; grandson, Bobby Hayes; four brothers; seven sisters; stepgrandsons, Alan Lairscey and Douglas Devinney; and special friend, Ed Irons.
John Matthew Hayes (1913 - 1975)
William "Bill" Hayes (1937 - 2009)*
Created by: JMeister
Record added: Jun 21, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131641506
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