Opal Haynes

Opal Omegine Jones Haynes

Sunday, March 17th, 1935 - Friday, May 8th, 2020
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Opal Omegine Jones Haynes, age 85 of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020.

Born in White County, Georgia on March 17, 1935 to the late Jiles Benson “J.B.” Jones and Ida Lovonia Satterfield Kimsey. Mrs. Haynes retired from Coats & Clark with 25 years of service and also worked with Belk in Cornelia. She later obtained her CNA certificate and worked Habersham Home East. She enjoyed shopping, going to church and helping others.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer R. Haynes; son, Rocky Helton; brothers, Roger Jones and Merle Jones.

Surviving are her sons and daughter-in-law, Randy & Malissa Helton of Cleveland, Danny Helton of Clarkesville and Sammy Holbrooks of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Roxanne Helton, Andy Holbrooks, T.J. Helton and Samantha Willard; 3 great grandchildren; sister, Brenda Hart of Midland, Texas; several nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

In consideration of public health & safety, a private graveside service will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Pastor Phil Yarber officiating.

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    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Services are private due to the current COVID pandemic.
    Pastor Phil Yarber
  • Interment

    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Kristy Morrison

Posted at 10:20am
Opal was a gem, so thankful I got to spend time with her and Roxy in my youth! She always made us laugh, and always welcomed me into her home with open arms. I will be wearing red lipstick to honor her sweet and spunky spirit♥️

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