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Bettie

Anna

Haynes

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May 24, 2009

ANNA HAYNES Bettie Nicely "Anna" Haynes, 87, of 106 South Craig Avenue died Sunday morning, May 24, 2009, at the hoame of her daughter, Jean Lindsay, at 1020 Ridge Street. Mrs. Haynes was born January 28, 1922, in Alleghany County a daughter of the late Roy Jackson Nicely and Mary Ann Smith Nicely. She was an employee of the former Parr's Drug Store on Main Street and had retired as a clerk with the former M. H. Fishman Store in Covington. She was a longtime member of Granbery Memorial United Methodist Church. She was a beloved Mother who enjoyed gardening and working with her flowers, going to bingo and traveling with her family. She was preceded in death by her Husband, William A. Haynes, in 1986, a grandson , Preston Rucker, Jr., in 1985 and also by four brothers and one sister. Surviving are three Daughters, Jean Lindsay and Betty Rucker and her husband, Preston, all of Covington, and Barbara Day and her husband Perry Day, Jr. of Calabash, NC.; six grandchildren, Jerry Rucker, Debbie Rose, Chris Lindsay, and Lisa Nida, all of Covington, Billy Rucker of Round Hill and Perry Day, III, of Manassas Park; 14 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth Spinks of White Sulphur Springs, WV; three brothers, Edward L. "Dick" Nicely of Covington, Gordon "Brud" Nicely of Prince George County; Robert "Bob"Nicely of Chester and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 PM at the graveside in Alleghany Memorial Park with the Rev. Barry Throckmorton officiating. Friends should assemble at Arritt Funeral Home by 12:30 PM to go to the cemetery. The family will be at the residence of Jean Lindsay at 1020 Ridge Street.
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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