Cardell Haynes was born in Caldwell County, Texas on Oct. 10, 1926. He was the first of five children born to the union of Pierce Haynes and Mae Etta Kimble Haynes. He was united in marriage to Mary Golden Searcy Haynes on June 29, 1949 to this union four children were born.
Cardell departed this life on June 2, 2007 at the River Crest Nursing Home in San Marcos, Texas
He was preceded in death by both parents, his wife, one son, one brother, and one sister.
Cardell leaves to cherish his memory: one son, Elloitt Haynes; two daughters, Mary Dean Williams and Patricia Ann Jones (all of Lockhart); two brothers, L.M. Haynes of Las Vegas, Nev., and Pierce Samuel Haynes Jr. (Mary) of Austin; two sisters, Verlee C. Carter (Cal) of Lockhart, Texas and Bertha O. Haynes of Las Vegas, Nev.; and one brother-in-law, Johnnie W. Winn Jr. of Lockhart. Cardell leaves also to cherish his memory eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three uncles, one aunt, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A viewing was held on Thursday, June 7, at the Eeds Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 8, 2007 at the Ebbon Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Herman Luckey officiating. Burial followed immediately afterwards at the Ebbon Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Thelton Winn, Truman Carter, Pierce Carter, Johnnie Winn, III, Fredrick Carter and James Carter.
All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main, Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343