May 15, 1944 – April 13, 2020

R.L. Haynes, 75, of Black Rock passed away Monday, April 13, 2020 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge.  He was born on May 15, 1944 to Melvin and Mittie Stratton Haynes in Walnut Ridge. On November 15, 1963 he married Sharon Shick in Yorkville, IL. R.L. was a truck driver and a member of the People’s Faith Tabernacle Church in Hoxie.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; brothers, Harvey and Kenneth Haynes; sisters, Ozella Green, Marcella Milligan and Iva Ruth Ball.

Survivors include his sons, Robert Haynes of Black Rock; Jerry Haynes (Amanda) of Walnut Ridge; daughters, Angela Fry (Anthony) of Swifton and Carmen Branch (Donnie) of Florida; a brother, Cecil Haynes of Hoxie; sisters, Lugene Smith of Walcott, Lucille Springer of St. Louis, Mo and Sheila Hinson of Paragould; grandchildren, Laura Bramblett, Leslie Fry, Alysha Tims, Toni McDougal, Dusten Haynes, Cassie Eddy, Camie Haynes, Jordan Haynes, Lindsey Coffman, Maddison Browning and several great grandchildren.

A graveside funeral service will be Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Hope Cemetery in Imboden. Roger Brand will officiate.  All 
arrangements are under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge.

Due to the corona virus the state mandates a 6 foot increment must be kept between persons at all times at the cemetery.