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Ellis W. Haynes

Mr. Ellis Ward Haynes, age 86, died Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at the Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services for Mr. Haynes were held on Saturday, February 7, at the Rose Hill MB Church in Silver Creek. Pastor Larry Jackson and former pastor Rickey D. Lindsey officiated. Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Laird Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Haynes was the son of the late Lucious Haynes and the late Rubia Mae Randolph Haynes of rural Lawrence County. At an early age he joined the Rose Hill Church and remained a member until his death. Mr. Haynes served his Lord and church as a trustee, financial secretary, and as a member of the senior choir. In addition to his service in the church, Mr. Haynes was also a member of the Rose Hill Lodge Number 63.