J.E. Haynes | 1922-2018

Published Saturday, December 1, 2018

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J.E. Haynes

J.E. Haynes, 96, of Decatur, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Decatur.

Graveside service was Nov. 27 at Preskitt Cemetery with Gerre Joiner officiating.

Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur handled arrangements.

J.E. was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Decatur to Frederick Malvern and Effie Ware Haynes. He married Lillie Mae Howard Feb. 15, 1947. She preceded him in death in 1992. He also married Ruby Maxine Watkins, who also preceded him in death along with his infant son, James Howard Haynes. J.E. served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Decatur Church of Christ. He was a retired heavy equipment contractor.

He is survived by his son, James Haynes and wife, Paige, of Decatur; daughters Naomi Watts of Alvord and Emily Talley of Decatur; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; niece Marion Winder; and nephew Phil Haynes.

Memorial donations may be made to the Preskitt Cemetery Association.

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