Karen S Haynie

February 20, 1949 ~ December 24, 2020 (age 71)

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Karen S. Haynie, 71, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.  She was born February 20, 1949 in Pansy, Ohio, daughter of the late Edward M. “Ted” and Catherine W. Haynie. 

Karen, a 1967 graduate of Wilmington High School, was a member of the Wilmington Church of Christ, had worked in the restaurant business for many years and was currently a temporary employee of Dealertrack in Wilmington.  She enjoyed reading, supporting Breast Cancer Research, and was a registered organ and tissue donor.

Karen is survived by brothers, William Haynie of Wilmington, Ohio and James (Shirley) Haynie of Blanchester Ohio; sisters, Martha Millikin of Wilmington, Ohio, Donna (Loren) Haines of Wilmington, Ohio, Esther Brinkman of Wilmington, Ohio, Joyce Foster of Rice Lake Wisconsin, Carolyn Harris, of Wilmington, Ohio, and Lois (Ed) Bratton of Danville, Indiana; brother-in-law, Bill Kennedy of Wilmington, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces, and great-great nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Kennedy, a brother Harold Haynie, and two brothers-in-law, Marion Harris and Robert Foster.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South St., Wilmington, Ohio.  A funeral service will follow at 7:00 PM, Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Karen’s memory to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 28 West 44th St., Suite 609, New York, NY 10036 or to the Wilmington Church of Christ, 909 W. Locust St., Wilmington, OH 45177.

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December 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith Funeral Homes
327 N. South Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

Funeral Service
December 30, 2020

7:00 PM
Smith Funeral Homes
327 N. South Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation
28 West 44th St., Suite 609, New York NY 10036

Wilmington Church of Christ
909 W. Locust Street, Wilmington OH 45177

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