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In Memory Of Our Poets

Evelyn Merle Furlong (Haynes) (1923-2014) - Class Of 1941

Merle Haynes, age 91, daughter of the late Collier and Ruby Barfield Furlong, died September 26, 2014.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 10:00AM, at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by her Funeral Service at 11:00AM, with Ministers Brad Sullivan and Philip Black officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Haynes is survived by her two children, Ron Haynes and Kathy Jones, and by her grandchildren, Holly (Garlon) Rainey, David (Allison) Haynes, Wendi Hamilton, Chris (Heather) Jones, and Kasey (Tim) Brown. Surviving also are 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by her husband of 71 years, Herman Haynes, daughter-in-law, Lucy Haynes, and by her brother, Thomas Furlong.

Mrs. Haynes was a member of Vaughn Park Church of Christ, and was employed for 25 years with Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center. She was known for her good works in love and in serving her beloved Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the:

Family Sunshine Center
PO Box 5160
Montgomery AL 36103

Alabama Head Injury Foundations
6624 Gaslight Lane North
Mobile AL 36695

Offer condolences online at www.leak-mc.com.

Leak Memory Chapel Directing.

Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Sept. 30, 2014.