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Donna Haywood

November 4, 1944 ~ December 27, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Donna Haywood Obituary

Donna Marie Haywood, age 79, of Ripley, Illinois passed away at 4:21 p.m. Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. 

She was born November 4, 1944 in Quincy, Illinois the daughter of Howard and Hazel Frohn Hull.  She married J.L. Haywood on December 3, 1983 in Rushville, Illinois and he survives. 

Mrs. Haywood worked in housekeeping at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Mt. Sterling for over 25 years, retiring in 2015.  Earlier in life she worked as a waitress for several area restaurants. 

Donna attended Camp Point Central schools and was of the christian faith.  She truly enjoyed working alongside her husband with the cattle and spending time with her family. 

Survivors include her husband J. L. Haywood of Ripley, Illinois.  4 sons Jeff Jones (Crystal) of Rushville, Illinois, Greg Jones (Lisa) of Mt. Sterling, Illinois, Mike Jones (Carol) of Mt. Sterling, Illinois and Rick Jones (Ruth) of Camp Point, Illinois.  5 step children Scott Haywood of Beardstown, Illinois, Rick Haywood of Ray, Illinois, Danny Haywood (Janet), Mike Haywood and Patty Lane (Jason) all of Rushville, Illinois.  1 daughter-in-law Teddye Jones of Rushville, Illinois.  12 grandchildren.  28 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  5 brothers Ronald Hull (Debbie) of Paloma, Illinois, Roger Hull of Quincy, Illinois, Randy Hull of Payson, Illinois, Ross Hull of Quincy, Illinois and Raymond Hull (Karen) of Camp Point, Illinois and 2 sisters Janet Shirts of Imboden, Arkansas and Nancy Marion (Leo) of Quincy, Illinois.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers Rodney, Robert and Richard Hull and 1 in infancy and 1 sister Sonya Welty. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2024 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Richard Young officiating.  Those unable to attend are invited to watch the service live on her obituary page of the funeral home website, 

Burial will follow in the Ripley Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Memorials are suggested to the Ripley Cemetery. 

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The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements. 



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January 2, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hendricker Funeral Home
406 South Capitol Ave.
Mount Sterling, Illinois 62353

Funeral Service
January 3, 2024

11:00 AM
Hendricker Funeral Home
406 South Capitol Ave.
Mount Sterling, Illinois 62353

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
January 3, 2024

Ripley Cemetery
1223 1425 E Street
Ripley, IL 62353


Ripley Cemetery
Ripley IL 62353


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