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Velma Pruett Haynes

Velma Pruett Haynes

Feb. 7, 1931 to July 29, 2020

Velma Pruett Haynes, 89, of Morganton passed away on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at Carolina Rehab Center following a brief illness.

Born in Rutherford County, NC on February 7, 1931, she was the daughter of the late James Daniel Pruett and Fannie Dale Pruett. Velma was a faithful member of Mount Home Baptist Church and was active in their Sunday School Program, Women's Missionary Union, and was previously the Chairperson of the Catawba River Baptist Association's Nominating Committee. She retired from the textile industry after 20 years, staying busy tending to her garden and caring for animals.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Jesse Clayton Haynes.

Velma is survived by; sons, William Ronald Haynes of Taylorsville, NC, Randall Haynes and wife, Jean, of Arlington, TN, and Jeffery Haynes of Charlotte, NC; a daughter, Jessica Stine and husband, Dan, of Jackson, TN; eleven grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Haynes will be available for viewing from 12 to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 1 at Mt. Home Baptist Church.  The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. in the church with Rev. Jerry Gamble officiating.  Burial will follow in Polkville United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Service: Aug. 1, 2020
1 p.m.

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Committal: Aug. 1, 2020

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