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Ancel James Hayse, 84, husband of the late Vera Catherine Jackson Hayse.
Born in Jefferson County, IL, he was a son of the late A.J and Sarah Eubank Hayse.
Ancel Hayse was a lifelong member of the Church of Nazarene and a loving friend to TRUMC.
Ancel graduated from a 4 year apprenticeship with a degree as a Tool and Dye Maker with Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Joliet, IL. He retired as a supervisor after 30 years of service.
He is survived by daughters, Sharon R. Morgan, Dorene L. Dix, and Rosellen J. Haynes; son, Ancel J. Hayse, Jr.; ten grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Lloyd and Leroy Hayse and sisters, Audrey Holmes, Joyce Haram, and Yvonne Fleming.
A visitation will be held Monday, June 19, 2017 from 12:15 until 1:15 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown with the funeral service following at 1:30 p.m. in the Downtown chapel. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Smith Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Memorials may be made to Work and Witness Missions, Greenville First Nazarene, 1201 Haywood Rd., Greenville, SC 29615 or Travelers Rest United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 19 S. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.
Published on June 15, 2017
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