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Esther Haynes

Esther Elizabeth (Hursh) Haynes of Yellow Springs died Sunday, Nov. 28 at Friends Care Center. She was 98.

Esther was born Oct. 27, 1912, in Clark County, the daughter of the late Harrison and Effie Hursh. She worked for Super X for nine years and was preceded in death by her grandson, Daniel Hayes, and great-grandson, Joshua Hayes.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Nancy Haynes of Springfield and Lynn and Tricia Haynes of Miamisburg, Ohio and daughter Carole Haynes of Springfield; four grandchildren, Karen Warsitz, Robert Haynes, Tracie Starks and Ashley Haynes; and five great-grandchildren, Heather, Justin and Jenni Warsitz, Robert J. Haynes and Jacob Starks.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday Dec. 3,  from the Jackson Lytle and Lewis Funeral Home in Yellow Springs with Pastor Ron Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Forest Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to time of services in the funeral home. The family requests contributions be made in Esther’s memory to the Friends Care Community, 150 Herman St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Condolences may be expressed to the family at .


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