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Dorothy Geneva Hynes

Jan 18, 2018
Dorothy Geneva Hynes

printed 01/19/2018


Dorothy Geneva Hynes, age 94, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.

Born in Houlka, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Dewel Clifton Chrestman and Willie Young Chrestman.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 65 years, William J. Hynes, and by her sister, Marcelle Chrestman.

Surviving are her children, Carolyn Bartlett and her husband, Steve, of Berlin, Maryland, Patrick Hynes and his wife, Laurie, of Ijamsville, Maryland, Theresa Hynes of Baltimore and Owen Hynes and his wife, Sherry, of Gilbert, Arizona.

There are 10 grandchildren, Jamie Thompson, Kimberly Thayer, Steven Bartlett, Caitlin Bartlett, Jared Hynes, Nicholas Hynes, Jacob Hynes, Joshua Hynes, Madison Hynes and Nicholas Hynes, and four great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters, Carolyn Pirtle of Olive Branch, Mississippi and Shirley Sue Pulley of Millington, Tennessee, and two brothers, Leodis Chrestman of Bruce, Mississippi and Elmo Chrestman of Houlka, Mississippi, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hynes was a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, gardening and taking cruises. She loved reading and studying the bible and taking care of her grandchildren.

A funeral service was held on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at the Burbage Funeral Home. Deacon Dave McDowell officiated. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery, Berlin.

The family would like to thank Coastal Hospice and her longtime caregivers for their years of loving and devoted care.

A donation in her name can be made to: Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Maryland 21802.

Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolences may be sent to the family at www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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