Memorial services for Verna Haines will be 1:00 PM Wednedsay, March 28, 2012 at the Greenfield Funeral Chapel in Greenfield, Missouri under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler, Missouri with Rev. Steven Bear officiating. There is no visitation. Inurnment in Pennsboro Cemetery in Greenfield. Contributions, Humane Society of Greene County.
Verna Maxine (Yost) Haines, age 59 of Willard, Missouri formerly of Butler, Missouri was carried home by the angels on Saturday, March, 24, 2012.Verna was born in Lockwood, Missouri on November 17, 1952 to the late Lonnie Yost and Barbara (Berry) Yost. She was raised in the Butler area, but spent the last 28 years of her life in Willard. On November 24, 1971 Verna was united in marriage to David Lee Haines. And from this union three children were bornVerna was a proud Christian and was a prayer warrior that will truly be missed. Anyone that knew her would tell you that Verna lived her life for her children and her dog, LeeRoy. In her children’s early years she was a stay at home Momma and babysitter. However, many will remember her best from her days at Jerry’s General Store in Willard. She greeted every customer with a smile, and was an immediate friend to anyone who walked through the door.
Verna was preceded in death by her husband David, and her father Lonnie. Verna is survived by her mother Barbara Yost of Butler, Mo two daughters Abby Coleman and husband Michael of Willard, Missouri, Lila Kay Brooks and husband Neal of Springfield, Missouri, and one son, David Tyler Haines and girlfriend Leah Almasan of Willard, Missouri, and one granddaughter Mariah Leigh Krueger. She is also survived by two brothers, Steven Yost and wife Joy of Harvest, Alabama and Billy Yost of Willard, Missouri. She leaves one sister Michelle Schroeder and husband Gene of Butler Missouri, three sisters-in-law Ruthie Ross, Patty Albright, and Martha Brooks and husband Don all from the Kansas City area, and one brother-in-law Danny Haines of Lake Travis, Texas. She also leaves behind twenty-four nieces and nephews, and forty-four great nieces and nephews.
Verna was known as “Momma” by many more kids than just her own. Many of her children’s friends thought of her as a second mother and blessed her with some very special “Grandkids”. Nunna loved you Ashley, Michael, Aiden, Serenity, Kayden, Logan, Paezley, Morgan, and Kira.