Mildred G. (DeNight) Hayes, 86, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of New Castle, Wilmington and Lewes, Del., passed away Sunday, June 1, 2008, at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown, Del. She retired as a lab technician from the DuPont Experimental Lab. She was a charter member of Calvary Assembly of God Church in Wilmington, where she served in many capacities, including VBS director and Sunday-school teacher.
Hayes was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Mary (Adel) DeNight; her husband of 54 years, George H. Hayes; and her brother, Woodard H. DeNight. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Frank Hoesch, and Beverly and Joe Cook; a grandson, Donald Cook; her brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Eleanor DeNight; sisters-in-law, Dorothy DeNight and Sarah Garrett.
A service to celebrate her life was scheduled for Thursday, June 5, 2008, with interment in Gracelawn Cemetery, Wilmington.