Venetta Tyrus Haygood
1908 - 1999
Venetta Tyrus Haygood was born on June 10, 1908 in Coffee Springs, Alabama to the parentage of the late John Tyrus and Velma McNair Tyrus. She received her education in the Coffee Springs Public Schools and joined the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She was joined Holy Matrimony to Roy W. Haygood. She was a member of the Greater New Zion Baptist Church, 1611 Burton Avenue, Macon, Georgia.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Mr. Roy Haygood; one son, Mr. Horace C. Haygood; two sisters, Mrs. Jodie Haizlip, Mrs. Mamie Fleming; two brothers, Mr. Thanyous Tyrus and Mr. John Tyrus, Jr.; and five sisters-in-law, Mrs. Sally Tyrus, Mrs. Beulah Haygood Ford, Mrs. Inez Haygood, Mrs. Robbie Haygood Lightner and Mrs. Essie Haygood Shedrick.
She leaves to mourn her passing: two daughters, Mrs. Delores H. Ross of Riverdale, Georgia and Mrs. Velma H. Taylor of Macon, Georgia; three sons, Mr. Robert H. Haygood, Annapolis, Maryland, Major Roy W. Haygood, Jr., U.S. Army Retired, of Willingboro, New Jersey and Rev. Dr. Lawrence F. Haygood of Tuskegee, Alabama; three affectionate daughters, Mrs. Helen Jones and Mrs. Lula Lewis of Macon, Georgia and Mrs. Ella Mae Grier; two affectionate sons, Mr. James Jones of Macon, Georgia and Mr. Robert Grier; four daughters-in-law, Mrs. Emily Haygood of Annapolis, Maryland, Mrs. Jennie Haygood of Willingboro, New Jersey, Mrs. Ernestine Haygood of Tuskegee, Alabama, and Mrs. Shep Haygood of Tuskegee, Alabama; two sons-in-law, Mr. David T. Ross of Riverdale, Georgia and Mr. Henry Taylor, Jr. of Warner Robins, Georgia; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Marguerite Tyrus of Mississippi and Mrs. Birda Haygood Cato of Los Angeles, California; one brother-in-law, Mr. Booker T. Haygood; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; a devoted cousin, Mrs. Wilma Doris Reynolds; a devoted niece, Mrs. Eartha Walker; and a host of nieces, grand nieces, nephews, grand nephews, cousins and special friends of Macon and distant cities.