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Willie Hayes

March 17, 1982 — December 28, 2020

Willie Mae Hayes 38, of Peoria passed away on December 28, 2020 at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria. She was born on March 17, 1982 in Chicago the daughter of Sylvester Hayes Jr and Ora (Jesse Marshall) Washington-Hayes-Marshall.

She last worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Apostolic Christian Lifepoints of Morton. Willie was the life of the party she kept everyone laughing. She took nothing serious and has been working on her own since she was 16. Wille always went above and beyond to do everything to ensure her kids were ok. She will be remembered as an inspiration to many.

Willie is survived by her mother and step-father Ora Lee Washington-Hayes-Marshall and Jesse Marshall; three brothers Christopher Washington, George Washington, Antonio Catherine; two sisters Cecilia Hayes, Tammy Catherine; one daughter Tameiah Hayes all of Chicago; one son Deon Hayes of Peoria; one grandchild Kendric and the fathers of her children Torrence West of Chicago and Deon Berryhill of Peoria.

She was preceded in death by her father Sylvestor Hayes Jr.

Cremation rites have been entrusted to Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home in Peoria. A repass will be held at a later date.

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