Rhonda Kaye Hayes, 57, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 8:02 A.M., Tuesday, March 24 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. In honor of her wishes, Ms. Hayes was cremated and a private family service was held. There will be no Visitation. For those who wish, memorials may be given to American Cancer Society in Memory of Rhonda Kaye Hayes and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.