Lina Mae Haines, 95, transitioned peacefully from this earthly tabernacle to the arms of her Master on Saturday, August 1, 2015.

She was one of the first African American women to work at G.E. Appliance Park and retired after 25 years service. She was a member of Stoner Memorial AME Zion Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert; daughter, Barbara Adams; and granddaughter; Michelle Browder.

She is survived by 5 children, Rev. Harriett McElvaney, Linda Calloway (Robert), Cathy H. Adams, Michael E. (Wendy) and Robert A. (Rochelle); 17 grandchildren; 22 gret-grandchildren; sister in law, Elizabeth Sellars; nieces, nephews, and a multitude of other relatives and friends.

We give special thanks to her compassionate caregivers, Norma White, Diane Sellars Jones and LaKendra Hightower as well as the nurses and attendants of Hosparus.

Visitation: 6 pm-9 pm Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at her church, 1127 W. Oak St Homegoing Celebration will be at 11 am Thursday, August 6, 2015at the church. All will take place at Stoner Memorial AME Zion Church

Guest Book

Return to Obituaries