ROCK HILL, S.C. - Mrs. Juanita Bartz Haynie Read, 86, of India Hook Road, Rock Hill, died Sunday, May 12, 2002, at the Westminster Health and Rehab Center. The funeral was at 2p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2002, at The First United Methodist Church in Rome, Ga. with the Revs. Mark Sargent and William F. Henning officiating. Burial followed at Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens in Rome. A native of Augusta, Mrs. Read was the daughter of the late John Marvin Haynie and the late Margaret Elizabeth Henning Haynie. She graduated from Tubman High School for Girls in Augusta, the Junior College of Augusta, and the Augusta Training School for Teachers. In 1969, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Elementary Education from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. She was an elementary school teacher in Augusta and Rome, and for several years worked as an assistant in the Shorter College Library. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Rome. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Real Granddaughters Club, Georgia Division of the UDC. She was an active and honorary board member of the Open Door Home for Children and an active volunteer at Floyd Medical Center where she was a life member of the Pink lady organization. An avid genealogist, she wrote a book on the Jonathan Palmer Family- Ties That Bind . She was the widow of the late John McArthur Read to whom she was married for 59 years. Surviving are two sons, Dr. John McArthur Read Jr. of Wilmington, Del., and William Henning Read of Rock Hill; her daughter, Kathryn Haynie Read Moore of Tucker; six grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Friday, May 17, 2002, from 6 to 7:30p.m. in the Community Room at Westminster Towers in Rock Hill Daniels Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements in Rome and Bass Funeral Home in Rock Hill. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 628, Rome, GA, 30132 or Westminster Towers, 1330 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, S.C., 29732. Daniels Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle May 17, 2002