Ruby "Fern" (Hanson) Haines

Born: Tue., Jun. 12, 1923
Died: Mon., Oct. 17, 2016

Graveside Service

10:00 AM Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Location: Berlin Cemetery

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Ruby “Fern” Haines, 93, Oblong, IL passed away on Monday October 17, 2016 at Arbor Rose in Robinson, IL.

Fern was born on June 12, 1923 in Jasper County to John and Henrietta (Kirts) Hanson. On September 8, 1945 she married Elza L. “Tinker” Haines who preceded her in death.

Fern and her husband owned Haines Limestone & Gravel Trucking in Oblong for many years.  She was a member of the Oblong American Legion Post #219 Auxiliary. Fern enjoyed doing yard work such as mowing and raking. Throughout the years she also babysat many of the children in the Oblong area.

Fern is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Jay and Becky Haines, Oblong, IL; a daughter Cindy L. Haines and her companion Larry Newcomb. Two grandchildren Nathan and Amie Haines, Marshall, IL; Keshia Haines and Fiancé Justin Parkhurst, Robinson, IL and one Great Granddaughter Bria Grace Haines, Marshall, IL. She is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law Henry and Pauline Hanson, Oblong, IL and a sister Betty Bailey, Palestine, IL; Nieces and Nephews Pat Foltz, Phil Mendenhall, Sue Richardson and Steve Hanson.

Preceding Fern in death were her Parents, Husband, a sister Mildred Mendenhall and niece Joyce Murphy.

Public Graveside service will be 10:00 A.M., Wednesday October 19, 2016 at Berlin Cemetery, rural Oblong with Pastor Tim Watson officiating. There will be No Visitation. The family request that in lieu of flowers that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Oblong American Legion Post #219 Auxiliary or The Oblong Fire Departments “Christmas for Kids”. Envelopes may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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Paula (Miller) Pavia
   Posted Tue October 18, 2016
Cindy and Jay,

So very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I know she'll missed by many. May your memories bring you joy, and help you through this very difficult time. We never want to let go of our Moms.

Love, Paula

Johanna L McCarty
   Posted Wed October 19, 2016
Cindy, I am so sorry to learn of your Mother passing. Covering your family in prayers for peace and strength at this time. Johanna McCarty

Eleanor Reeder Mallory-Gaddis
   Posted Sat October 22, 2016
Sent a condolence already. THANKS

Eleanor Reeder Mallory-Gaddis
   Posted Wed October 26, 2016
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs. Haines. She lived a great life but we always miss our loved ones. God Bless all of you.


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