Julia Page Haynie
Oct. 15,1920 - Jan. 14, 2014
Macon , GA - Julia Page Haynie died on January 14, 2014 in Macon, Georgia. She was born on October 15, 1920 and was the daughter of Cleo Cline Page and Ernest Eugene Page. She was the oldest of 5 children, one of whom survives her, Nell Collett, Calhoun, Georgia.
Julia graduated from Canton High School in 1938 and Crawford W. Long Hospital School of Nursing in 1941. In 1941, she married Holland Hoyt Haynie, who predeceased her in 2007. They met when he was a patient at Crawford Long Hospital and she was a student nurse. He was with Krispy Kreme Doughnut Co. They lived in a number of places in conjunction with Krispy Kreme, with the majority of that time in Atlanta, until they moved to Macon in 1971 and he opened his own Krispy Kreme
In Atlanta, Julia worked for a number of years at Crawford Long Hospital in the operating room. After the move to Macon, she continued to work in the operating room at the Medical Center of Central GA.
She was an active member of Mulberry Street United Methodist Church. Through the years she was involved in many activities including sewing club, church circle, Sunday school class, garden club and Red Hat Society among others. She was a member of Idle Hour Country Club, where she loved playing tennis .
Her most significant lifetime achievement though was being such a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Baba Mama, as she was affectionately called, is survived by her daughter and her husband Judy and John Hill, Athens; her sons and their wives, Hoyt and Laura Haynie, Peachtree City and Tony and Carol Haynie, Macon. She is also survived by grandchildren: Thad Hill (Margaret), Houston, TX; Greg Hill (Shannon), Nashville, TN; Julia Jernigan (Keith), Atlanta; Holland Haynie, III, Cincinnati, OH; Rob Haynie, Washington, D.C.; Laura Seman, (J.J.), Columbus; Ben Haynie, Macon; and step grandson, Jon Ray (Sam Harper), Atlanta. Her great grandchildren are: Blair, Hayes and Holland Hill, Nashville, TN; Alan and Katherine Page Jernigan, Atlanta; Channing, Sarah Margaret and Ballard Hill, Houston TX; Tinsley Haynie, Cincinnati, OH; and Addy and Jake Seman, Columbus.
The Family would like to express sincere appreciation to Lillian Goolsby who has been a special caregiver and wonderful friend for a number of years. They would also like to thank the staff at Cambridge Court and Harrington House of Carlyle Place, as well as Jamaica Alexander for all the thoughtful care they provided for Julia.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, January 18, 2014 in the chapel of Hart's Mortuary on Cherry Street with the Reverend Ray Austin officiating. There will be visitation one hour before the service. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Methodist Home for Children and Youth, 304 Pierce Ave, Macon, GA 31204 or to
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Hart's Mortuary and Crematory, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.
Published in The Telegraph on Jan. 16, 2014