Claude E. Haynes, 72, Fairview, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, following a sudden illness.
He was born Nov. 4, 1932, at Wheaton, and was a lifelong area resident. He served in the U.S. Army, 1953-1955 and was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the Prosperity Baptist Church. He and Joan Akin were married on Jan. 19, 1954, at Wheaton, and she survives. Additional survivors include: two children, Kendall Haynes and wife, Tammy, of Fairview, and Ellen Frankey and husband, Rick, of Neosho; five brothers, Melvin Haynes and wife, Betty, of Wheaton; Bill Haynes and wife, Edna, of Monett; Darril Haynes and wife, Esther, of Fairview; Wesley Haynes and wife, Carolyn, of Wheaton, and Gary Haynes and wife, Sally, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; five sisters, Frieda Kite and husband, Gilbert, of Carthage; Joyce Akin and husband, Louis, of Neosho; Veva Lee and husband, Bill, of Cassville; Wylene Clouse and husband, Robert, of Fordland, and Carolyn Brattin and husband, Charles, of Cassville; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Services were Saturday at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel in Granby, Pastor George Gore officiated. Burial was at the Rocky Comfort Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.