Zella N. Beyes, 85, Vandalia

Zella N. Beyes, 85, of Vandalia, died at 8;27 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care in Vandalia.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Hookdale, with the Rev. Allen Reiter officiating. Burial will be in Taylor Cemetery, rural Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia and an hour before services on Tuesday at the church. Memorials: St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Hookdale.

Mrs. Beyes was born on April 3, 1923, in Patoka, the daughter of Howard Mike and Laura Iona Rachel Apple Hunter. She married Arnold George Beyes on March 6, 1946, in Mulberry Grove; he died on Oct. 10, 2001.

She was a homemaker, and a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Hookdale.

She is survived by sisters, Aline “Becky” Doggett of Vandalia, and Virginia “Birdie”: Thacker of Mulberry Grove; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

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