Virginia  Haynes

Obituary of Virginia Ruth Haynes

Virginia Ruth “Nana” Haynes, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 29, 2022. She was born in Bridgeport, AL on February 17, 1930, to the late Russell C. and Minervia Baker. Raised in Jasper, TN, she married in 1946 and eventually moved to the Chattanooga area. In 1962 the family settled in Lookout Valley. She lived in the same house for 60 years, the site of many Sunday dinners and family/holiday gatherings. For over 50 years she was “Nana” to many and will greatly be missed. She retired from Valley Liquors after more than 26 years. She is survived by one son, James (Teresa) Haynes of Trenton, GA; 13 grandchildren – Mary (Wade) Irwin, Virginia/Jenny (Jose) Machado, Barbara Spires, Renae (Ivan) Valezquez, Rusty Haynes, Lynda (Kenny) Martin, Kim (Tikwain) Adams, Christie (Larry) Mace, Gena (Davey) Sims, Danielle (Jamie) Webb, Jason Russell, Tonya Haynes, Lisa Goss; 39 great grandchildren; 30 great-great grandchildren; one sister, Bonnie (Bobby) Woolard of Lebanon, TN; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Haynes; 2 sons, Billy F. Haynes and Rusty Haynes; a daughter, Debbie Goss; 4 grandchildren, Robert Haynes, James Guffey, Catherine Marie Forester, Phillip Corley; 2 brothers, William Russell Baker and John Allen Baker; 2 sisters, Gussie Mae Duke and Mary Pauline Pitt. There will be a Celebration of Life honoring Nana on June 11, 2022 from 2-5PM at the Lookout Valley Mason Lodge #673, 426 Browns Ferry Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419. Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy, TN (423) 843-2525. Share your memories, stories, and photos at legacyfuneralhome.com.
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Celebration of Life

There will be a Celebration of Life honoring Nana on June 11, 2022 from 2-5PM at the Lookout Valley Mason Lodge #673, 426 Browns Ferry Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419.
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