Thelma Louise Hays, 95, of Dix, passed away at 3:46 a.m. Friday, December 18, 2015, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service for Ms. Hays will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2016, at the Jefferson County Historical Village, with Marty Mills officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Osborn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and online condolences may be made at www.osbornfuneralhomeinc.com.