William Houston Haynes, Sr.September 16, 1921 ~ May 4, 2017 (age 95)
Mr. William Houston Haynes, Sr., age 95, of Eagleville, Tennessee, died Thursday morning, May 4, 2017 at his home in Eagleville. Mr. Haynes was born in Bedford County and was a son of the late Roy Houston and Carrie Pylant Haynes. He was a veteran serving in the United States Navy and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. Mr. Haynes was a member of College Grove Church of Christ and retired from State Farm Insurance Company in Murfreesboro. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Albert Lawrence Haynes.
Mr. Haynes is survived by his wife, Frances Hill Haynes, Eagleville, TN; son, Bill Haynes, Nashville, TN; two brothers, Morris Haynes, Shelbyville, TN, John Haynes, Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren, William J. Haynes, Lisa D. Marrow, Dena K. Gaither; five great grandchildren.
Family members will receive friends on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Ed Slayton officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Jones Cemetery near Chapel Hill.
Memorial Donations may be made to the William Berry Jones Cemetery, c/o Morris Haynes, 124 Burrum Drive, Shelbyville, TN 37160.