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Wilma was born Jan. 13, 1915 in DePew, Mo., to John T. and Attie Grace (Bowers) Swearengin.
On March 20, 1930 Wilma and Roscoe Haynes were united in marriage in Springfield, Mo., and to this union 10 children were born.
Wilma was the last of 13 children in her own family. She was a member of the Beaver Community Church. Wilma enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, jigsaw puzzles, and loved teasing and joking with her friends. She was dedicated to taking care of all her children.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Ozark Nursing Care Center for the their care of Wilma.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Roscoe, one son, Clyde Haynes, three grandsons, Boyd, Dennis and Harold, and an infant son.
Wilma is survived by nine children, Gerald and Marjorie Haynes, Jeanette and Darrell George and Larry and Vivian Haynes all of Ava, Mo., Charles Haynes, Niangua, Mo., Jackie and Ruth Haynes, Marshfield, Mo., Ronnie and Judith Haynes, Fordland, Mo., Juanita Goins, Sparta, Mo., Carolyn Hendrix, Springfield, Mo. and Rebecca and Brian Plunkett, Nixa, Mo.; 25 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; and many friends.
Funeral services for Wilma were Wednesday, May 11, at 11 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo., with burial in the Ellison Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, May 10, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Officiating was Rev. Roger McCullough.
Memorials may be made to Ellison Cemetery.
On line condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.