"He seems so near -
but yet so far."

Industrial Arts 3.

Ambition: To succeed in
the field I choose.

{January 20, 1947 - July 28, 2021}

Dennis, most recently of Tuscumbia, Alabama passed from this life, at the age of 74, at his home on Wednesday morning, July 28, 2021. Known by family and friends as Dennis, he was born to Elmer and Mamie Sue Welch Haynes in Savannah, Tennessee.

The family later moved to Memphis, Tn., where Dennis attended school and worked until his retirement. He graduated at Westwood High School, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1965 and went on to graduate from Memphis State University in 1972. His career, spanning over 50 years, included working for International Harvester and Diamond International Trucks. He was a self-taught master mechanic and builder of things and later worked in the sale of industrial vehicle parts.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 54 years, Gracie Ogletree Haynes of Tuscumbia, Alabama and two daughters, Denise Littlefield and husband Stephen and Tracie Tucker and husband Ken, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, brothers Jerry Haynes, Bobby Haynes, Rennie Haynes, and sister Cheryl Haynes. He loved his family and enjoyed them immensely and will be greatly missed.

Family and friends gathered at Barton (Alabama) Cemetery for a graveside memorial service on Saturday, July 30th, at 11 am. Morrison's Funeral Home in Cherokee, Alabama had charge of the arrangements.

"The Lord's love is with those who fear Him, and His righteousness with their children's children" Psalms 103:17

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