Carol Haynes, 83, of Alba, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019.

She was born on August 9, 1936, in Saginaw, Michigan, to Russell and Rita (Ballard) Goodenough.

Carol enjoyed crafting and teaching everything from sewing to Bible Study.  She eventually became a Pastor.  With being raised on a farm she had a love for animals and enjoyed looking out the window looking at her flower garden.  She was a member of the PTA.  Carol enjoyed her annual hunting trip, and always came home with a story to tell.

She is survived by her husband Jean of 64 years; children Ben (Loreen) Haynes of Allendale, Michigan, Joy (Michael) Kirchler of Alba, Michigan, Crystal (Ron) Green of Mt. Morris, Michigan, Myron Haynes of Alba, Michigan, Stacy (Jeff) Simmonds, of Kalkaska, Michigan, Julie (John) Prokup of Moore, Oklahoma, Mark (Teresa) Haynes of Mancelona, Michigan; 17 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 17 at 12:00 p.m., at The Hope Church in Gaylord, Michigan, with a visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Arrangements entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734. www.nelsonsfuneralhome.com

Visitation and Service

Mount Hope Church

1672 M32 East
Gaylord, Michigan 49735