Services for Leonard William Haines, 98, of Ada, are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at the cemetery by the Marine Honor Guard.
Mr. Haines passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at the VA Center in Sulphur. He was born Oct. 27, 1918, in Ada to John Page and Oma Lee Lyles Haines. He lived in this area all his life.
He married Fannie Ozella Sutton March 19, 1951, of Ada. She preceded him in death Oct. 9, 2015. Mr. Haines was a concrete finisher until his retirement. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Ada and served in the U.S. Marines for five years, serving in the South Pacific during World War II. Mr. Haines was a Little League coach and an Ada Boys Club coach for many years. He was a competitive archer and loved to hunt and fish.
Survivors include two sons, Lee Haines and Lynn Haines and his wife, Rebecca, all of Ada; three grandchildren, Lance Haines and his wife, Hope, of Ada, Riley Haines and his wife, Ashley, of Ada and Jessica Haines of Madison, Wisconsin; three great-grandchildren, Lane, Londyn and Adelynn Haines; a sister, Nevada Maddox of Oklahoma City; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; three brothers, Clifford, Delbert and Floyd Haines; and two sisters, Jewell Willoughby and Della Haney Roberson.
Bearers will be Lee, Lynn, Lance and Riley Haines, Coy Hisaw and Brent Trammell.
Published on January 9, 2017