Vivian Haynes, 93, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died May 13, 2019 in Kearney, NE.
Vivian Marie Haynes was born 18 miles north of Gothenburg called Rock Island Table on February 26, 1926 to Rash & Ella (Weeks) Jones. Siblings were brothers, Ralph and Orval Jones, and sister, Virginia Rey. She graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1944.
She was a devoted wife to Stanley Haynes and a full-time mother to three children: Stanley, Marcia, and Steven. She had two grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Her family is what she considered her greatest accomplishment. In her lifetime she worked as a waitress and a nurses aid for Dr. Ayers; she enjoyed bowling, water skiing, pinnacle, sewing, square dancing, bingo, yard work and attending family sports and music events. At one time, she was an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors son Stanley (Donna) Haynes and their children; Michael (Andrea) Haynes and daughter Adelenne and Matthew (Shelley) Haynes and their children, Willard, Noah, and Harper all of Omaha; daughter Marcia Haynes of Kearney and son Steven Haynes of Baltimore, Maryland.
Vivian was preceded in death by husband, Stanley Haynes, father, Rash Jones, mother, Ella Jones, brother, Ralph Jones, brother, Orval Jones, and sister, Virginia Rea.
Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm, with the family present from 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm.
Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:30 am.
Interment will follow in the Gothenburg Cemetery, Gothenburg, Nebraska.
Memorials may be given to the Gothenburg Senior Center, 410 20th street Gothenburg, NE 69138.
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