Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 1521 Mt. Zion, Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Margaree was born in Ellaville, Georgia on July 15, 1941 to the late Mr. Bob Haynes and Mrs. Marie Griffin Haynes. She was preceded in death by four siblings, Marvin Haynes, General Lee Haynes, Edna Haynes and Curtis Haynes.
She was educated in the Ellaville Colored High School. Margaree was blessed with one daughter Gloria Marie Haynes Hollis. She joined the band of Christians believers at Mt. Zion Baptist Church and later moved her membership to the Living Word Christian Ministries where she was a faithfully member. She served as a Gate Keeper, sang in the choir, and worked faithfully with the churches soup ministry. She started a prayer service by phone every Thursday night.
Margaree was home maker and affectionately known by all as Aunt Marg. She was considered to be the pillar of the community in which she lived. She was admired by her friends and neighbors as a tenderhearted loving and giving woman. She was a member of the Senior Bingo Club. She possessed leadership qualities and always spoke up for the betterment of her community.
She leaves to cherish her memories: a loving daughter, Gloria Marie Hollis, Dorchester, Massachusetts; a loving granddaughter, Ashley Campbell, Americus, Georgia; a loving nephew, Dexter Leon Haynes, Americus, Georgia; sisters, Alice Haynes Tymes, Boston, Massachusetts, Rosa Haynes Cauley, Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia Ann Haynes Middlebrooks, Ellaville, Georgia, Darnell Haynes Booker (Edward), Dorchester, Massachusetts, Thelma Haynes (Pansy) Fortson, Georgia, Pat Terry Hollis (Randy), Americus, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Haynes, Ellaville, Georgia and Judith Haynes, Ellenwood, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, other relatives, and good friends.