Curry Thomas Haynes

Born: Sat., Aug. 25, 1945
Died: Sun., Jul. 16, 2017


Visitation

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Jul. 29, 2017
Location: Grace Fellowship


Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jul. 29, 2017
Location: Grace Fellowship


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Curry T. Haynes

Curry T. Haynes, 71, of White Plains, GA,, died Friday, July 16, 2017, at Athens Regional Hospital of cancer. He was the son of the late “Bobbie” and Curry T. Haynes of Oxford.  He was married to Kathy Weeks Haynes of Douglasville.

Curry attended Newton County High School, Gordon Military College, and Middle Georgia College.  He served three years in the Army with one of those years being in the jungles of Vietnam where he survived multiple injuries on two occasions.  He spent a year in the hospital at Fort Jackson.  He received 10 purple hearts as a result of his injuries.

Curry had a varied career. He ran a jump school, and taught flying in Ludgoff, SC.  He worked for the EMT ambulance service in Columbia.  He moved back to Covington to set up the EMT ambulance service serving Newton County.  He ran the Covington fixed-base ope ration and taught flying an parachuting.  He was a counselor for the VA in Decatur.
 
Curry was an active member of Grace Fellowship where he lived out his life loving and serving his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Because of his struggle with drug  addiction he was an original organizer of Celebrate Recovery at Grace.  His love for others led him to Penfield Christian Home in Penfield, GA where he actively supported those who had helped him in drug/alcohol addiction and recovery.

In addition to his wife, Kathy, he is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Sarah and Danny Standard of Oxford, a nephew and his wife Fuyu and Gavin Woodruff of Eugene, OR and a niece, Amy Woodruff of Athens.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 2:00 at Grace Fellowship, 1971 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 prior to the service.  The family request in lieu of flowers, memorials gifts be made to Grace Fellowship Church or Penfield Christian Home, Penfield, GA.  Curry will be buried later in the Haynes Family plot in Oxford, GA.. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA (706) 453-2626 is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register. 

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Jane Cobb
   Posted Sat July 22, 2017
My love, prayers and deepest sympathy. Praying for strength during these hard days and happy memories in the days ahead. You have been a witness to so many for the way you handle challenges and have cared for each other.

Michele Arduengo
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
Wishing you comfort in warm memories and the loving support of family and friends at this time. Curry was a dear friend to me and my family. He will be missed.

Liz Hallsworth
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
Mr. Curry Haynes was such a blessing to my entire family. He was one of my father's best friends. I feel honored and blessed to have had Curry in my life. I remember my son when he was very young and saw Curry, he would say Mom, "Mr. Curry Haynes is here!" in that excited and awe filled voice of child who thought he was the neatest person in the world, and Curry was that. God Bless the family and let's all celebrate the life of a wonderful Godly man.

SaraAnn and Randall Meadows
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017
We are so sorry to hear of Curry's (Tommy's) passing. He was a Great guy and classmate at Newton High School. Wish we had been able to spend more time with him after we grew up, so to speak. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you, Kathy.

May God grant you Peace,
SaraAnn and Randall Meadows

Ralph Danson
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017
Kathy, I continue to pray for you daily. Curry was such an important part of my life. He blessed my with such great counsel. Now that he laid down his pain, he has picked up his crown. I am sorry for your loss. Ralph

Shirley Noll
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
Kathy, we were so sorry to hear of your loss of Curry; we are now living in Augusta but I have special memories of you and Curry, you both have been wonderful examples for many who have crossed your path in this life. I pray the Lord will be with you as you move forward. Blessings, Shirley Noll