Mrs. Lucile M. Hays McGaughey, age 98, a lifelong resident of Mansfield passed away April 18, 2017. She was born Oct. 23, 1918 in Mansfield to Tom and Mary Lazenby McClendon who have preceded her in death. Mrs. McGaughey was a great caregiver and loved her family very much. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, baking and always wanted her family to gather at her home for every occasion. Mrs. McGaughey was preceded in death by her first husband; Ernest M. Hays, Jr and her second husband; R.H. McGaughey. She is survived by her children; Olivia Seidel of Fayetteville, Mac and Nancy Hays of Mansfield, Letice and Bruce Lynch of Katy, Texas and Bob and Kay McGaughey of Montgomery, Alabama, her sister; Elizabeth Ozburn of Covington along with 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. McGaughey will be held at 2 o’clock Friday, April 21, 2017 at Mansfield Baptist Church with Dr. Jeffrey Perkins officiating. Interment will follow at Carmel Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 1pm until 2 p.m. prior to the service. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East St., SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.