Funeral services for Laurie Louise Freeland McIntyre Haynes, 51, of Sherman, Texas will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Harvest Time Assembly of God in Sherman with Pastor Jonathan Faggart officiating. A graveside service will immediately follow at West Hill Cemetery in Sherman with Pastor Scott Knight officiating. A receiving of friends and family will be held at Harvest Time Assembly of God from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2013. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been set up at Harvest Time Assembly of God, 222 S. Heritage, Sherman, Texas 75092.
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Mrs. Haynes, 51, of Sherman passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, after a long illness.
She was born in Bastrop on May 25, 1962, to James Earl and Ruth Esther Adams Freeland. Laurie graduated from Bastrop High School. She married the late Greg McIntyre on May 21, 1982. Greg preceded her in death. Laurie married Jimmy Haynes on October 19, 1990.
Laurie was a beloved member of the community, working as a CPA assistant at Janis Crane CPA in Bastrop and at as an administrative assistant at Howe High School, Van Alstyne High School, Pottsboro High School and Neblett Elementary in Sherman.
Laurie loved God, singing in various groups and churches. She always proclaimed that she was "Blessed and Highly Favored" by the Lord.
Laurie was preceded in death by her first husband, Greg McIntyre of Bastrop, and her son, Landon Basil McIntyre of Sherman. She is survived by her parents, James Earl and Ruth Esther Adams Freeland; her husband Jimmy Haynes; her two children, Melody McIntyre Webb of McKinney, Texas and Christopher Freeland Haynes of Sherman; one grandson, Tyson Gregory Webb; her brother and sisters, Debbie Freeland Thomas, Karol Freeland Handy and James Earl Freeland Jr. In addition, Laurie will be missed by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman, Texas.
The online register book may be signed at www.waldofuneralhome.com.
WALDO FUNERAL HOME - SHERMAN
619 N. TRAVIS ST.
Sherman, TX 75090
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise on Dec. 5, 2013