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Queen Ester Haynes 71, of Michigan City,Indiana departed this life April 14, 2019 at her home.
Funeral services will be 11:00am Saturday, April 20, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Lakeland 433 Dahlia Street with Pastor Howard K. Daniel to officiate. Burial will be Monday, April 22, 2019 Greenwood Cemetery. Viewing will be 10:00am, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the church until the time of service.
Queen Ester Haynes was born March 17, 1948 in Tyronca, Arkansas to the late Edmond Thompson and Charlie Mae Thompson.
Queen Ester accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. After relocated from Markedtree, Arkansas she became a member of First Baptist Church of Lakeland and she served on the Missions Department. She also was a member of Sugar Group. She enjoyed puzzles, cooking, playing “Candy Crush”, watching soap operas and the Steve Harvey Show. She worked as a seamstress at Filtration Plus.
Queen Ester leaves to cherish her fond memories, her children, Brenda Pope and Jeffrey Pope Jr. both of Michigan City, Indiana, Larry Gene Pope of Jacksonville, Florida; special daughter, Theresa Morris and special son, David Mitchell; siblings, Louise Mock, Michigan City, Indiana, Laverne Thompson and Robert Thompson both of Flint, Michigan and Joe Thompson of Chicago, Illinois; one aunt, Bobbie Lindsey and one uncle Henry Jeff Lindsey; grandchildren, Jeffrey Pope-Walker, Kamira “Queen” Pope, De’Juana Cooper, LeKetria Pope, Larry Pope Jr.; eight great grandchildren; special nieces, Selina Williams, Wanda Meriweather, Vicky Rhodes, Yolanda Holmes; nephews, Terry Johnson, Jarvis Deal Sr.; friends, Lori Verboam, Rita Peterson, Murtie Reed, Patricia Upsher, Ottie Howard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billie Haynes and grandparents