Gertrude Haynes of Campbellsville, daughter of the late James E. Wright and Lou Elmer Judd Wright, was born August 3, 1926 in Green County, Kentucky. She died at 12:55 A.M., Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 93
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
She united in marriage to George Lewis Haynes October 10, 1942 and he preceded her in death April 19, 2009.
Gertrude was a loving mother, wife and grandmother who enjoyed cooking for her family and loved caring for all children. She took in a niece and nephew as their own after their mother’s passing.
She is survived by two sons: Raymond Lewis Haynes and wife, Mildred and Gordon Haynes of Campbellsville; one daughter-in-law, Suellen Haynes of Louisville; five grandchildren: Chad Haynes and wife, Amanda of Auburn, Amber Hill and husband, Dartanya II of Louisville, Keith Wilcoxson, Jamie Morris and husband, Keith and Ronnie Wilcoxson and wife, Jonie of Campbellsville; twelve great-grandchildren: Arik Haynes, Wesley Haynes and Rebecca Haynes of Auburn, Dartanya Sir Holland Hill, III of Louisville, Jonathan Rogers and wife, Tasha, Kristen Rogers, Lucian Dile, Shreve Dile, Vera Wilcoxson, Jeremy Wilcoxson, Dalton Wilcoxson and wife, Renae and Lakeisha Wilcoxson of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.
Gertrude was also preceded in death by two sons: Edward Lee Haynes June 28, 2019 and Marvin Haynes July 14, 2017; a foster son, James Wilcoxson and two brothers and two sisters: William Wright, Hop Wright, Beth Shofner and Vera Wilcoxson.
VISITATION: 4:00 - 8:00 P.M., Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., Friday, November 22, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. John Butler
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME