Rev. Dr. Fred Kelly Haynie Jr. 91, of Glasgow, departed from this life on January 25, 2014 at The NHC Facility in Glasgow, Kentucky. He was born on April 29, 1922 to the union of Fred Kelly Haynie Sr. and Margaret Lee Martin in Riddleton, Tennessee.
He married Artanzie E. Britt on October 4, 1941. She departed this life on July 28, 2000.
He attended Sunnyside Grade School, Glasgow Normal School, State Street Grade School, Paducah Trade School, Dr. J.E. Jones Bible School and obtained a Doctoral Degree from the Great Commission Theological Seminary. He was retired from Citizens Bank and Trust in Glasgow, Kentucky. He attended the CC camp in Mammoth Cave, KY. and served in the U.S. Army, 1942-1946.
Dr. Haynie professed a Hope in Christ on February 1, 1946; he was baptized on February 8, 1946 and he united with Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church. He acknowledged his call into the ministry on December, 1955 and was ordained on February 27, 1956. The churches that Dr. Haynie pastored were, First Baptist Church in Woodburn, KY, Center Baptist Church in South Union, KY., Stony Point Baptist Church in Smiths Grove, KY., Zion Hill Baptist Church in Park City, KY. and Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Glasgow, KY (1962-2009). Pastor Haynie’s sons in the ministry, Rev. John C. Glover, Rev. Dr. Eric A. Duke, Rev. Robert Lyas ( Deceased), Rev. James H. Glover Sr. (Deceased), Rev. Dr. Michael Rice, Rev. Dr. Ronnie Bryant, Rev. Timothy Depp, Rev. Jerry Stockton, Rev. Willie Bristow, Rev. Timothy Glover and Rev. James H. Glover III (Jameson).
Dr. Haynie was the former President of Minister’s Council for 28 years; 3rd Vice Moderator of Union District Association and was active in The Congress of Christian Education Meetings in the Union District Association. Dr. Haynie served as a member of the Glasgow\Barren County Ministerial Association, was a Board Member of the Housing Authorities in Glasgow, KY. Dr. Haynie served as one of the first Board Members of the Barren County YMCA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Mary Taylor and a brother, Sam Haynie.
He leaves to cherish his memories three sisters, Aline Madison (Rosevelt) of Ann Arbor, MI, Carolyn Price (Eugene) of Lansing, MI and Annie Haynie of Texas; two brothers, Larry Haynie (Debbie) of Mason, MI and Louie Haynie (Carol) of Mason, MI; a step-brother, Reginald Wigg of Lansing, MI; a sister-in-law, Rosie Haynie of Lansing, MI; a Goddaughter, Margaretta Huffman Bailey; his care giver, Deacon Joe Hatchett; a host of nieces and nephews relatives and friends and his Hopewell family, were he was still the Pastor Emertius.
For all who knew him is to have known a true Christian. Dr. Haynie was a person that was well thought of and respected because of his Christianity and on going humble attitude. He always guarded his talk and actions, making sure not to hinder the work of his Heavenly Father. For that the Hopewell Church family was very thankful in their hearts to God for such a pastor.
The funeral was held at 12:00 P.M. Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Whitfield officiating. Burial followed in Oddfellow Cemetery.
Any contribution can be made to the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church P.O. Box 424 Glasgow, Kentucky 42141.
Watts & Percell Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.