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Ramona K. Haynes

Aug 11, 2017

April 10, 1947 - August 9, 2017

Ramona K. Haynes, 70, of Mt. Pleasant died on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at Pleasant Manor Care Center in Mt. Pleasant.


Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant, with Pastor Gordon Hawkins HCI Hospice Care Chaplain officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Home Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until service time on Tuesday oat the funeral home. A memorial has been established to HCI Care Services of Mt. Pleasant in her memory.


Online condolences may be sent to the family at Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is handling the arrangements.


Ramona was born on April 10, 1947, in Ottumwa, the daughter of Virgil and Fairy Clark Brown. She was raised by her step-father Raymond Wich and her mother Fairy. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Haynes on June 23, 1966, in Bloomfield.


She worked for Cargill for a few years and later at the Iris Restaurant in Mt. Pleasant. She enjoyed puzzle books, yard sales, country music and tractor shows.  Ramona enjoyed spending time at the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion.


She is survived by her husband, Lawrence of Mt. Pleasant, and her children: Randy Haynes of Mt. Union, Robert Haynes of Weaver, Jason Haynes of Ft. Madison, Brenda Haynes of Mt. Pleasant, Larry Haynes of Donnellson and Barbara Lowe of Mt. Pleasant; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; 2 brothers: Ricky Wich of Ottumwa and Russell Wich of Mt. Pleasant.


Ramona was preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter; one brother, Ronnie and a half-brother, Rocky.

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