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Nell Yarborough Haire

Services for Nell Yarborough Haire, 83, of Union Church, whodied Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at the Hospice Ministries inRidgeland, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Church BaptistChurch.

Graveside burial service will follow at Providence BaptistChurch Cemetery, Meadville, under the direction of Franklin FuneralHome, Meadville.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today at the church andfrom 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Haire was born April 21, 1924, in Tylertown, the daughterof Albert Yarborough and Wilma Yarborough.

Mrs. Haire touched many lives during her time of serving withher husband as a minister’s wife. She shared her love of God bygrowing and arranging beautiful flower arrangements for churchservices and other occasions. She made and kept her priorities byserving God, her husband, children, friends and the community. Herlife was an example of love and commitment. She will surely bemissed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. FranklinHaire. They were married for 53 years until his death in 1998; herparents; brother, Homer Albert Yarborough; and sister, PatsyYarborough.

Survivors include her children, James Truett Haire and wife,Jamie, of Dothan, Ala., Nan Haire Maxwell and husband, Barl, ofHuntington Beach, Calif., Cela Haire Diefenbach and husband, Steve,of Baton Rouge, Albert Alan Haire and wife, Lisa, of McKinney,Texas, Timothy Franklin Haire and wife, Wanda, of Union Church,Nola Haire Curtis and husband, Mark, of Brandon; ninegrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sisters, NancyYarborough Kennedy and Jane Yarborough Hancock.

Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Village or acharity of choice.