Jeremiah Haynes of Dumas, AR, formerly of Detroit MI, died Monday, December 8, 2020 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Little Rock, AR. He was born in Winchester, AR to Samuel and Mae Lillie Haynes on February 22, 1926. He was 94 years old.
In March of 1944 Jeremiah married Charlie Lee Tillman and from that union eleven children where born. Two children preceded Jeremiah in death as well as his wife. The children were Carlton Haynes and Jereldine Haynes Dedrick. Jeremiah was employed by Chrysler in Detroit as a crane operator. When he moved to Dumas, he became a mechanic with Dumas Public Schools.
In August of 1954 Jeremiah was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. In 1971 Jeremiah moved from Detroit, MI to Dumas, AR. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses Jeremiah aided a great number of people to start serving Jehovah. He served as an elder in the Dumas Congregation.
He is survived by his children James C. Haynes (Violet) of Detroit, MI, Roy L Haynes (Rose) of Winchester, AR, Jeremiah Haynes Jr. (Darolyn) of Avon, IN, Melvin Haynes (Linda deceased) of Dumas, AR, Patricia Bradford (Alonzo Jr) of Dumas, AR, Frances Hill (John deceased) of Brownsburg, IN, Dorothy Davis (Lamar) of Dumas, AR, Barbara George (Richard) of Dumas, AR, Jonathan Haynes, Sr. (Gail) of Dumas, AR, and a host of grand, great-grand, and great great-grandchildren.
The service will be held by Zoom Meeting Rooms on December 19, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. For information on Meeting ID and password contact Alonzo at (870) 377-3101 of Patricia (870) 377-2387 Bradford.
Arrangements under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service,2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.