HAYNES Frank Ray Haynes, age 81, born on September 7, 1931 in Canton, MS and a lifelong resident of Lucedale, died on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lucedale, MS. He served in the US Army and was a Korean War veteran. He was employed at Ingalls Shipbuilding and Dry-dock, and Fluer Daniels at Chevron in Pascagoula, MS. His greatest enjoyment in life was fishing and hunting with his grandson Brandon, gardening and reading and playing games with the neighborhood children. Frank was preceded in death by his daughters, Lee Ann Tisdale and Linda Arlene Haynes; parents, Chelista Haynes and John T. Haynes; sisters Robbie Zell Harris, Catherine Bryant; sister-in law, Peggy Haynes and brother-in-law Russell Harris. Survivors include his devoted wife of 55 years, Melinda Haynes; grandson, Brandon Tisdale and fiance, Terri Triplett of Hattiesburg, MS; brothers, John T. Haynes, Jr., of Leakesville, MS and Glenn T. Haynes of Chattanooga, TN; brother-in-law, Conrad (Gloria) Josey; Priscilla (George) Knight, Ginny Martin, Francis Bearry and Gail (Philip) Pine, and a large loving extended family of nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 8 2013 at the Sigler Funeral Home, Lucedale, MS. Visitation to start at 10:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM on Monday. Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Lucedale. Honorary pallbearers will be the Men's Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church. The family request in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Lucedale Missions. Address: P.O. Box 117, Lucedale, MS, 39452 Sigler Funeral Home, 4248 Main Street, Lucedale, MS 39452, 601-947-3112 is in charge of arrangements.


Published in Mississippi Press from April 5 to April 7, 2013