Georgianna Haynes, 83, of Elgin died Thursday, November 27, 2008 at her home. Born in Jackson, TN on August 31, 1925, she was the daughter of J.B. and Viola (Jones) Anderson.
She confessed her life to Christ at an early age at Mt. Pleasant C.M.E. Church in Jackson, Tennessee. She later joined Second Baptist Church of Elgin where she served as a choir member until her illness. Georgianna was employed at Elgin Mental Health Center until her retirement in 1991. She then began to care for several of her grand and great-grandchildren whom she loved so well.
Georgianna was united in holy matrimony to Ervin Williams, who precedes her in death, to this union 8 children were born, 5 of which survive. She later was united in holy matrimony to A.B. Haynes who also precedes her in death; 1 sister and 2 brothers also proceed her in death.
She leaves to rejoice in her memory; two daughters, Mrs. Rebecca (Norman) Patterson of Elgin, Mrs. Brenda (Gene) Morrison of Elgin; three sons, David (Brenda) Williams of Elgin, James (Ann) Anderson of Jackson, TN, Terry (Cynthia) Williams of Rockford, IL; twenty-one grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren, one aunt Veola Jones of Jackson, TN, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 5, 2008 from 9:00 until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 at Second Baptist Church, Elgin, Pastor Nathaniel L. Edmond, officiating. Burial will follow at Bluff City Cemetery. O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to leave a condolence, call us at 847-741-1400.