Yvonne F. Hailey
Yvonne E. "Vonnie" Francis (Chapman) Hailey, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Carmel, Ind., where she has resided for the past several years. She was a long-time resident of Jeffersonville,.
She was born to Roy and Bess Chapman of New Albany, IN., on May 21, 1928. She married Martin (Martie) G. Hailey in 1954. They soon moved to and raised their children at their Lilly Lane home in Rolling Fields. They lived there for more than 50 years and treasured their neighbors who became lifelong friends. Mrs. Hailey worked at W.K. Stewart and The Bookshelf bookstores, managed Something To Do arts-and-crafts store, and later worked at Indiana University Southeast bookstore.
Mr. Hailey preceded his wife in death on July 13, 2008. Mrs. Hailey is survived by her son, Tim Hailey, Jeffersonville; daughters, Lynn Hailey, Cincinnati, OH; and Lisa Kobe (Ken), Indianapolis; and grandchildren, Ellen Kobe and David Kobe, New York City and Brooklyn, respectively. She is also survived by her nieces: Janice Cantrell Stamper, Sellersburg, IN; and Linda Gordon, New Albany; nephew, David Cantrell, Brownsburg, IN; and cousin, Kevin Kramer, New Albany. Her sisters, Ruth Cantrell and Catherine Gordon, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 31, 4-8 p.m. at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Jeffersonville. Burial at Queen of Heaven Cemetery will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to: The American Printing House for the Blind online at www.aph.org or by sending donations to 1839 Frankfort Ave., Louisville, KY 40206; or to St. Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary and School of Theology, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, IN 47577.
Online condolences may be made at cootsfuneralhome.com
Published on January 24, 2020


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