Robert E. Haynes Died Suddenly Last Thursday
Death Comes to Prominent Citizen After Few Days Slight Illness—Funeral Held Saturday.
From the Forest City Courier, Jan. 16, 1930
Cliffside, Jan. 13—Last Thursday afternoon about two o’clock just as the undertaker was preparing to place the body of Mr. G. K. Moore in the hearse to go to Pleasant Grove for burial, news came of the sudden death of Mr. Robert E. Haynes at his home at Avondale. Though Mr. Haynes had been slightly ill his passing brought to his family and friends a great shock all the more overwhelming because of the fact that the hearts of his family and friends were already heavy with grief over the passing of two very dear friends and relatives.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Haynes Memorial Baptist church, at Avondale, of which Mr. Haynes was a member. Rev. A. T. Stoudenmire, pastor of the Avondale church, was in charge of the service and was assisted by Rev. D. H. Reinhardt, pastor of the Cliffside Methodist church, and Dr. Zeno Wall, of Shelby.
Interment was in the Cliffside cemetery where his grave was completely covered with many beautiful floral tributes of which there was such a profusion the graves of his first wife and a child was also covered with several wreaths and other designs placed on the graves of Mr. R. R. Haynes and two wives.
Hr. Haynes leaves besides his companion three children; Raleigh Haynes of Cliffside; Mrs. Dennis Camp, Forest City; and Miss Margaret Haynes at home. Surviving brothers are Messrs. Charles Haynes and Walter Haynes of Cliffside and Grover C. Haynes of Winter Haven, Fla., and the following sisters. Mesdames Z. O. Jenkins, Avondale; Sarah Haynes Love, Winter Haven, Fla.; J. R. Shull, Charlotte and B. P. Caldwell, of Cliffside.
Mr. Haynes was prominent in the business circles of Rutherford county, and also had extensive business interests in Florida.
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