Geraldine Haynes, age 85, of Science Hill, KY, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Somerset Nursing and Rehab.
Geraldine was born on August 19, 1936 in Pulaski County, KY to the late William Carlos Phelps and Sarah Adams Phelps. She worked several years as a payroll clerk for Somerset Oil Refinery. Geraldine was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Somerset and helped with her granddaughter’s Sunday school class. She enjoyed cooking treats to share with family and friends. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by one son, John (and Teresa) Haynes of Nancy; one daughter, Susan (and Jeff) Wheeldon of Somerset; five grandchildren, Amanda Haynes, Emily (and Dylan) Howard, Zachary (and Morgan) Absher, Chandler (and Hayley) Absher and Kylee Wheeldon; one great grandchild, Samuel Dean Sharpe; two sisters, Carlene Cornett of Somerset and Sue (and Ronald) Ping of Eubank; and several nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by Samuel Edwards Haynes, whom she married on June 10, 1962; five brothers, Raymond E. (and Ruby) Phelps, James “Leonard” (and Kathleen) Phelps, William “Earl” (and Christine) Phelps, Robert B. “Bob” (and Joyce) Phelps and William C. “Jr.” (and Iva Dean) Phelps; and one brother-in-law, Eugene Cornett.
Visitation will be on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Her funeral service will follow on Saturday at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Phelps officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
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