Ruth Hayden, 81

Ruth “Polly” Hayden, 81, of Batavia, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009. She was born June 5, 1928.

Mrs. Hayden was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Hayden and one brother Keith Cooper.

She is survived by one son, Alan (Pat) Hayden; three grandchildren, Jacob Hayden, Adam (Deanna) Hayden and Christopher Hayden; four great grandchildren; one brother, Richard Cooper; two sisters, Velda Miller, Gretice (Bill) Fenimore and dear friend, Gordon Neal.

Funeral services were held Jan. 2, 2010 at E. C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia.

Interment at Memory Gardens in Madison, W. Va.

Memorials may be made to Families Wishes, c/o Alan Hayden, 679 S. May Ave., Kankakee, Ill. 60901.