Bertha Ola Haynes


Bertha Ola Haynes of Las Vegas, Nev., died peacefully with family at her side on May 20, 2009. She was born Dec. 1, 1933, in Caldwell County to Pierce and Mae Etta Kimble Haynes.

Bertha was one and a half years old when her mother passed away. She was raised by her father and stepmother, Velvie T. Haynes, who preceded her in death.

She married George Allie Wi

nn on Nov. 6, 1953, and later married William Haggard, both of whom preceded her in death. Bertha was also preceded in death by two brothers, Robert L. Haynes and Cardell Haynes; one sister, La Vera Winn; and her daughter, Marquette Lanore Winn.

Bertha loved the Lord and served him unconditionally. During her years in Texas, she served as a Sunday School teacher, guest speaker, and served proudly as a member of the Southern Baptist Convention. She was a member of Calvary Southern Baptist Church under leadership of Pastor Jaffus L. Haley.
Bertha served diligently and really enjoyed attending her Sunday School class until her health failed her making it impossible for her to attend.

She will be remembered for her lively spirit as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Bertha is survived by four daughters: Yvette Adams (Walter), Wanda Winn-Whitaker (Roy), and Paula Taylor, all of Las Vegas, and Josetta Haggard, of Mobile, Ala.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Verlee Carter (Cal), of Lockhart; two brothers: Pierce Haynes (Mary), of Austin, and Levi Haynes of Las Vegas; and a host of relatives and friends.

A visitation was held from 1 – 7 p.m. on Saturday May 23, 2009, at Bunkers Mortuary in Las Vegas. A visitation was held at Eeds Funeral Home from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, May 29. Funeral services were held Saturday May 30, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Baptist Church, in Cedar Creek, with Reverend L.L. Carter presiding. Interment followed at St. John Colony in Dale.

Funeral arrangements were with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 S. Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.


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