Elsie Fullbright Haynes

Jan 12, 2017

Amazing Mother

WAYNESVILLE — Elsie Fullbright Haynes, age 96, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Maggie Valley Nursing Home & Rehabilitation.

A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Jess Spurgeon and Rachel McClure Fullbright. She was also preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Sarah and Lawrence Parker; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Juanita; and brother, Floyd Fullbright.

Elsie was a hard worker, most of the time working two jobs to provide for her family.  She was a wonderful gardener and loved the outdoors. Elsie volunteered at Adult Day Care and Salvation Army.

Elsie is survived by one daughter, JoAnn Styles, of Spartanburg, South Carolina; two sons, Jim Haynes, and his wife, Regina, and Ted Haynes, and his wife, Marie, all of the Iron Duff community; one sister-in-law, Gertrude Fulbright, of the Crabtree community; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Gary Hearon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to Gideon International, Haywood West Camp, P. O. Box 634, Waynesville, NC 28786.

Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. An online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.