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Mary Evelyn (O'Neal) Hayes

March 12, 1932 - January 13, 2012
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Mary Evelyn "O'Neal" Hayes joined her parents, Mr. Paul Odom O'Neal and Anna Mae (nee Waters) O'Neal and siblings, Walter "Billy" O'Neal and Edward "Buddy" O'Neal in Heaven on January 13, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Davenport, Florida on March 12, 1932. Mary Evelyn married her husband of 58 years, James Moody Hayes on October 11, 1953 and settled down in the West Palm Beach area to raise her family. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. One of Mary Evelyn's favorite things to do was to be a "Shopaholic" at all of the local department stores and then race home just before James got in the front...
Mary Evelyn "O'Neal" Hayes joined her parents, Mr. Paul Odom O'Neal and Anna Mae (nee Waters) O'Neal and siblings, Walter "Billy" O'Neal and Edward "Buddy" O'Neal in Heaven on January 13, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Davenport, Florida on March 12, 1932. Mary Evelyn married her husband of 58 years, James Moody Hayes on October 11, 1953 and settled down in the West Palm Beach area to raise her family. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. One of Mary Evelyn's favorite things to do was to be a "Shopaholic" at all of the local department stores and then race home just before James got in the front door from work. She regularly attended the First Baptist Church of Lake Worth to worship her Lord and Savior. Mary Evelyn is survived by her loving & devoted husband, James Moody Hayes; her loved children, Barry J. Hayes and his partner, Mauricio Buza, and Denise K. Miller and her husband, Rusty; two adored grandchildren, Heather Ann & Ryan Thomas Miller; she is also survived by her admired sisters-in-law, Sybil Burch, Nell O'Neal, and Betty O'Neal and a close cousin, Peggy Colley. Friends may visit and pay respects on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Mizell-Faville-Zern Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 6411 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33405, (561) 833-4061. A Celebration of Mary Evelyn's life will be held 1:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Palm Beach Cancer Institute,1309 North Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33401, (561) 366-4100 or the Peggy J. Adams Animal Rescue League, 3100/3200 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, (561) 472-8846 in her memory. Online Condolences can be shared at: www.mizellfavillezern.com.

"Happy Birthday MaMa! Today, March 12, 2012, you would have turned 80! You are loved and missed. Dad, Mauricio and I went to visit you this week. You are..."

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