DAWSON -- Betty Oliver Haynes, 81, of Dawson, passed away at her home on Friday, January 6, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Harvey Funeral Chapel. Interment will be held in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Rev. Melvin Slappy will officiate. A visitation will be held at Harvey Funeral Home on Saturday, January 7, 2012 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

Betty was born in Americus on January 13, 1930 to the late C.H. Oliver and the late Elizabeth Holland Oliver. She lived in Terrell County most of her life. She was a member of Sasser Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Paul Haynes; her son, Tommy Haynes; and her sister, Reba Perkins.

Survivors include daughters, Jackie Girouard (Ron) of Opelika, AL, Janet Connors (Teddy) of Thomaston, and Laura Edwards of Dawson; sons, Glen Haynes of Dawson, and Ed Haynes (Angela) of Americus; brother, Hap Oliver of Dawson; sister, Carolyn Barfield of North Augusta, S.C.; caregivers, Thelma Soilsberry and Essie Brunner; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Sasser Baptist Church, P.O. Box 97, Sasser, GA 39885 or to the Willson Hospice House, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, GA 31707. Those wishing to sign the online registry may do so at www.harveyfuneralhome.com.

Harvey Funeral Home

Dawson 229/995-2104