Vernon Lee Hanes, 82, Lake Viking, died Feb. 4 at Quail Run Health Care Center in Cameron. Funeral services were held Feb. 7 at Resthaven Mortuary. Burial followed in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Vernon Lee Hanes was born on June 8, 1935, in rural Grundy County to Vernon Lenton and Sarah Pearl (Turley) Hanes. He graduated from Gilman City High School in 1954.

Vernon was a row crop and livestock farmer in Grundy County his whole life. He was a very active member in his community and was a member of Coon Creek Baptist Church. Vernon was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Charles Robert (Bob), Lawrence, Gary, and Wayne Hanes; and grandson Dallas Hanes. 

Survivors include his sons, Mark Hanes and wife Debbie and Steve Hanes of all of Trenton; daughter Joyce Eads and husband Randy of Coffey; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association. These may be left at or mailed to Resthaven Mortuary. 

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