Dorothy Hayes

June 13, 1935 - December 27, 2012

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Dorothy L. (Burke) Hayes of Evansville (formerly of Hopkinsville KY), was called home on December 27, 2012.

Dorothy was a hard worker all of her life, working for many years at the Executive Inn. She spent her spare time making beautiful quilts, researching family history, and caring for her friends and family. She was a member of United General Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Frankie Hudson and Elsie Burke, she was preceded in death by her brother Tommy Burke, and sisters Gladys Ann Mandel and Betty Turbeville.

Surviving is her husband of 48 years, Floyd Hayes. She is also survived by son Joe Overton and his wife Connie; granddaughter Tracey and her husband James (Marty) Fiese; great-grandchildren Jamie and Kelsey; sisters Grace, Fran, Faye, and Kay; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Ziemer Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Dorothy will be cremated with interment at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.

Dorothy's family would like to thank the staff of the Deaconess Hospital 5100 unit for their care and support.

Memorial contributions may be made to United General Baptist Church, 3500 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN 47720.

Condolences may be made to the family online at

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