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Ms. Camille Walker Haynes
  • First Presbyterian Church
    220 N. Jackson St.
    Albany, GA 31701

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“Claire, my sympathies for the loss of your lovely sister. May your good memories sustain you as you grieve for her. Sisters are so special. I did not...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Glenda Beall - Hayesville, NC

“Prayers for your family. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Buzz Calek family - Albany, GA

“I met your mom at the mall about 9 years ago. We shared a table because it was crowded. We chatted and I discovered she was your mother. She loved...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Pamela (barbosa) Fletcher - GA

“I was lucky to be at Northside at the same time as your Mom. I remember sharing students with her and know how much she loved her students. I believe...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Jean Ramirez - Tullahoma, TN

“So sorry to hear of your loss. . She was always so sweet. I considered her a good friend, one of those people I should have told " I love you." ...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Faye Seawell - Albany, GA

“I am so saddened to learn of Camille's death. She was my best friend in HS and she was also in our wedding. We kept in touch over the years with my...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Vivian Rye Fannin - Houston, TX

“Kelly I am so sorry about your mom. One of my favorite things about her was that she still treated you like her baby and " spoiled" you by always...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Sue Freeman - Albany, GA - Friend

“My deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with Kelly and her family. Trust in the Lord and Rejoice for all of his glory and goodness. Memories...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Cindy Welch - Albany, GA

“Dear Claire and family, I am so sorry to read about Camille. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May you feel the comfort from your faith and...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Joanne Simmons Smith - TN

“Along the way you meet folks that in time become a link in your chain of friendship...and so it was with Camille. We got to know each other at N'side...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Annlies and Carey Cato - Albany, GA

“So sorry for your loss! Wishing the family peace and blessings! ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Dishman - Dallas, GA

“Camille and I go back at least 40 years. We reared our children at 1st Presbyterian Church and worked together there on various projects. Her...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Loyless Harris - Albany, GA

“Bryan and Kelly, My prayers are with you in these days. May God sustain you in the days and weeks ahead, may you be comforted by his presence and...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: James Guthrie - Valdosta, GA

“Keeping you all close to my heart in the coming days. Peace and Love. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Jan Robinson - Leesburg, GA

“My Thoughts and Prayer are with Claire, Kelly, Bryan and their families. I have many happy and wonderful memories of Camilla at Northside and she...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Jan M. Rusin - Albany, GA

“Claire, Kelly and the rest of the family: Please know that you are in Harold's and my thoughts and prayers during your loss. May God bless you all...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Harold and Leslie Boling - Albany, GA


Camille Walker Haynes entered into glory after an illness at Colquitt Regional Medical Center on May 30, 2014.

Her celebration of life service will be Tuesday at 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery. Reverends Bryan Haynes and Tom Sparks officiating.

Daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt and teacher were her roles throughout her life. She was loved by all who knew her. She was selfless and eager to give strength and comfort to those in need. Her spirit was gentle and sweet. Camille worked her entire life as an educator and retired from the Dougherty County School System. She taught primarily at Coachman Park and Northside elementary schools. She also taught reading at Albany Technical College at night. She was loved by students and staff alike. Camille loved music, especially singing. At the age of 10, she made herself an honorary member of the Albany High School Mellonettes. Singing continued to be her joyful service to her Lord. She was one of the longest standing members of First Presbyterian Church. Above all titles, Camille was a devoted mother, grandmother, and aunt. She gave generous gifts and enjoyed spending time with her loved ones. She was always in the middle of her family events and get-togethers. She loved Christmas, the beach, her dogs Precious and Coco, and all things glittered or sequined.

Survivors include her son Bryan Haynes and his wife Amy Haynes, daughter Kelly Thompson and her husband Alan Thompson, all of Leesburg; 4 grandchildren, Sadie Haynes, Ally Thompson, Alayna Thompson, and Caleb Haynes; sister, Claire Bowles and her husband Fred; niece Leigh Hart (Thomas) and nephew Bruce Bowles (Yvette); grandnephews Jaye Albert, Josh Albert (Amanda), Joey Albert and Sterling Bowles; and dear friend Nancy Smith. All morn her loss but rejoice in her eternal life through Christ her King.

The family will receive friends Monday (today) from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern.

The family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Thompson, 121 Pewter Court in Leesburg, GA 31763.

In lieu of flowers, donations to First Presbyterian Church, Albany will be appreciated.