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August 30, 1990


— Graveside services for Mary Lou Hay, 75, Asheville, N.C., will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Walnut Creek Cemetery south of Wellsville, with the Rev. Ron Goodman officiating. Services also will include military honors by the Louis Hanson Post No. 194 of the American Legion, Wellsville.

Mrs. Hay died Wednesday at an Asheville hospital.

She was born Jan. 29, 1915, in Ottawa, and grew up in the Ottawa and Lawrence areas. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1935, graduated from nurses training at Meriden, Conn., in 1939, and received a bachelor of science degree from Western Reserve in Ohio.

Before moving to Asheville, Mrs. Hay lived in Ottawa, Lawrence, Emporia, Meriden, Conn., Cleveland and California. She was a nursing instructor and was nursing director at several hospitals.

Mrs. Hay served in the Army from 1943 to 1948 and was a first lieutenant in the nusing corps. She was a member of the American Legion.

Her husband, Reuben, survives of the home.

Other survivors include a brother, John C. Evans Jr., San Diego, Calif.; a sister, Nola R. Cowles, Lawrence; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Rumsey Funeral Home.

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