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Obit – Mr. Odell Haynie

Mr. Odell Haynie, of Nashville and a Riddleton Community native, died at the age of 66 at 5:32 a.m. Sunday morning January 23, 2022 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where he was admitted January 13th suffering from declining health.

Funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted by Pastor Tony Clemons, who delivered the eulogy on Saturday morning January 29th, 2022 at 11 a.m. Pastor Norman Manning was the officiant. Burial followed in the Rockvale Cemetery on Cages Bend Lane in the Riddleton Community.

He was born Robert Odell Haynie at the former Petty-Green Clinic in Carthage on February 22, 1955 and was the third child of six children born to the late Robert Herod Haynie who died at the age of 72 on October 8, 2001 and the late Pearlie Mai Betty Haynie-Owsley who died at the age of 61 on October 16, 1998.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Ray Haynie who died December 11, 2005 at the age of 45.

Also preceding him in death was a son, Robert Odell Perry.

Mr. Haynie was a 1973 graduate of Smith County High School where he was an outstanding athlete, playing both football all four years and basketball his junior and senior years and was captain of the basketball team his senior year. He was also a member of the “C” club and the pep club all four years. His high school majors were science and music.

He was a retiree of the Voit Corporation in Nashville, formerly AVCO, with over twenty years of service.

Mr. Haynie was a member of the Williams Chapel Church in the Riddleton Community.

Survivors include his four sisters, Louis Mason of Gallatin, Virginia Haynie of Chattanooga, Mary Elece Haynie McCall and husband James of Hartsville, Linda Fay Haynie of Waverly; sister-in-law, Wanda Beasley Haynie of the Riddleton Community; daughter, Kirstan Haynie of LaVergne; three sons, Zach Claiborne of Hartsville, Cory Haynie of Hermitage, Marty King of Nashville; dearest aunts, Mai Nell Wharton and Christine High both of Lebanon.