Obituary: Landon C. Haynes

Monday, September 28, 2009

Landon C. Haynes, 84, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009.

Mr. Haynes was a native of Marshall County. He was a graduate of Community High School in Unionville and served in the Army National Guard. He was a carpenter, painter, and farmer. Mr. Haynes was a life-long member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. He was also a member and active in the Marshall County Co-op, and the Marshall County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed politics and was active on the county level.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Peril Clyde and Zelma Perryman Haynes; wife, Elizabeth Faye Potts Haynes; and daughter, Virginia Louise Agnew .

He is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Jim) Rowland of Readyville; sons, Ben (Donna) Haynes and Jeff (Kathy) Haynes, all of Chapel Hill; five sisters, Bessie Roberts of Lewisburg, Beulah Russell of Georgia, Ruth Burris of the Rover Community, Mary Leverette of Unionville, and Betty Woods of Chapel Hill; brothers, Jimmy Haynes of Unionville, Johnny Haynes of Georgia and David Haynes of the Verona Community; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Melvin Collins and Rev. Terry Harris officiating, followed by burial in Swanson Cemetery.

Mr. Haynes' grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial donations may be made to Cedar Grove United Methodist Church c/o Butch Beasley, 140 Virgil Beasley Road, Chapel Hill, TN 37034; St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942; the National Parkinson Foundation; or the charity of your choice.