LaVerne Haynes, 90, of Dyersburg, Tenn., died Thursday, May 5, 2005, at her residence.
Born March 27, 1915, in Finley, Tenn., daughter of the late Thomas Turner and Eliza Gertrude Murphy McClain, she was a member of the Tucker Street Church in Dyersburg, a member of the Ridgely Women's Club and Hornbeak Women's Circle.
On Oct. 14, 1933, in Hickman, Ky., she married Douglas Bryant Haynes Sr., who preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 2001. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Janey Katherine Haynes and one son, David Earl Haynes.
Surviors include one daughter, Joan Haynes Latham and husband, Tracy Wesley, of Dyersburg; two sons, Douglas Bryant Haynes Jr. and wife, Norma, of Dyersburg; one brother, Guy Thomas McClain and wife, Jennie, of Dyersburg; nine grandchildren, Douglas Bryant Haynes III, Sean McClain, Tracy Wesley Latham, Elizabeth Haynes Kendrick-Holmes, Leslie Allison Haynes Tesh, Amanda Katherine Latham Hall, Deborah Lynn Haynes, David Tilton Latham and Donald Stephen Haynes Jr., and 13 great-grandchildren, Joseph Michael Cook, Samuel Isaac, Anna Lynne and Paul Douglas Tesh, Cary Alice, Robert Charles, Thomas Wilhite and Joseph Dimon Kendrick-Holmes, John McClain, Allison Rogers and Kathryn Elizabeth Haynes, Stephen Mark Hall Jr., and Katherine Elizabeth Hall.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Tucker Street Church in Dyersburg with the Rev. Robert G. Miller and Bobby Stewart officiating.
Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery at Dyersburg.
Pallbearers were Douglas Bryant Haynes III, Sean Michael Haynes, Tracy Wesley Latham Jr., David Tilton Latham, Joe Cook, Donald Stephen Haynes Jr., Charles Estes Dimon Kendrick-Holmes Jr., Stephen Mark Hall and Kris Fredrick Tesh.
Honorary pallbearers were Myrtle Garrett, Deborah Hansford, Ronald Hansford, Allen Merritt, Era Nale, John Palmer, May Turnbow, Joyce Ward and the Elders of Tucker Street.
H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville, Mo., was in charge of arrangements.