Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 8, 2010
Lamar Milliage Haynes, age 73, of Demopolis died on April 7, 2010, at his home after a brief battle with liver cancer.
He was a native of Morton, Miss., and has lived in Demopolis for 43 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and helped form the Couples Sunday school class. He is a former member of the Kiwanis Club and volunteered with the camping division of the Boy Scouts of America. He was retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and received many honors and service awards.
He was preceded in death by his father, Hes E. Haynes.
Survivors include his wife, Polly Ann Pearson Haynes of Demopolis; two daughters, Amy Haynes Polansky of Mobile and Tracy Ann Deaver of Madison; a son, Jason Lamar (Rhonda) Haynes of Gallion; his mother, Mrs. Erie Phillips Haynes; two sisters, Linda (Jim) McFaul and Nancy Haynes; a brother, Randell Haynes; three grandchildren, Seth Polansky, Molly Deaver and Kinsey Haynes; six nieces and five nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 10, at 3 p.m. at Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home before the service. The Rev. Art Luckie will officiate the service. Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel is directing the services.
The family requests that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Decatur St., Demopolis, AL or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.