Artis Haynes, age 78 of Lula, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at his residence.
Born in Lula, Georgia on January 19, 1938, he was a son of the late Addie Grover Haynes & Cleo Loggins Haynes. Mr. Haynes retired as an industrial mechanic with Peachtree Doors. He also enjoyed cattle farming, hunting, & fishing. Mr. Haynes was of the Baptist faith and was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters & brothers, Annie Bell Evanoff, Fred Duncan Haynes, Dorothy Shed, Ruby Dodson, Dennis Haynes, & Truitt Haynes.
Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Murray Haynes of Lula; son, Tim Haynes, of Lula; daughters and sons-in-law, Myra & Dwayne Roberts of Lula, Amy & Roger Keebaugh of Alto; grandchildren, Lauren Roberts and husband, Scott Gaddis, Sydney Haynes, Roger Lee Keebaugh, III, Sarah Keebaugh, and a number of nieces & nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2016 from the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Westview Cemetery in Lula, Georgia.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.