HOWARD — Thelma Irene Hagans, 76, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born April 3, 1933, to William and Donna (Zimmerman) DeVore. She married Willard Martin Hagans on June 18, 1955, who died Oct. 9, 1986. She retired as the head cook from Spearman’s Restaurant in Millwood.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her parents; her son, Willard Eugene Hagans; her sister, Betty June DeVore; and her brother, Gerald C. DeVore.
She is survived by her son, John Hagans of Howard; daughters, Becky Elliott of Howard and Kathy Sheldon of Mount Vernon; 12 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be Sunday, Jan. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. There will be no funeral service or burial.