Originally created 09/16/99

Mr. Charles Haynes

SWAINSBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Charles "Chucky" Glynn Haynes, 77, of 164 Kathleen Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wrightsville City Cemetery with the Rev. Kelmer Durden officiating.

Mr. Haynes, a native of Bartow County, was an Army veteran of World War II and had served in the European Theatre. He was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. He also parachuted into Normandy as part of the D-Day invasion and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded a Silver Star, two Bronze Stars and also received the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat. He retired from the Army as a master sergeant. He was past master and life member of Elmo Smith Lodge 139 Free and Accepted Masons, St. Petersburg, Fla. He served as instructor in the 19th District for more than 10 years and was district deputy grandmaster for the 19th District in 1993. He was a life member of Egypt Temple Shrine, Tampa, Fla., and a member of York Rite Bodies, Clearwater, Fla. He was the recipient of the Grand Cross of Colors from the International Order of the Rainbow of Girls. He was a member of United Churches of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mary L. Brown; a son, Richard Lewis Haynes, Spokane, Wash.; and a grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Scottish Rite Children's Hospital, Atlanta.

Friends may call at the residence.

Tomlinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 16, 1999


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