Anna Mae Haycook

May 04, 1921 ‒ February 10, 2011

Center Village and Sunbury, Ohio

Anna Mae Haycook, age 90 of Sunbury and formerly of Center Village died Thursday evening, February 10, 2011at St. Ann’s Hospital following a brief illness.

She was born in Columbus on May 4, 1921 to the late Martin and Edna (Jenkins) Hennick. A graduate of Central High School in 1939, she married Harry Haycook on August 12, 1943 in Goodletsville, TN. Together they shared 66 wonderful years and built a beautiful homestead in Center Village, their longtime home. Harry lovingly turned the city girl into a “country girl”. They both shared a streak of orneriness and with a smile she would say they stayed together through thick and thin because “What’s his is mine…and what’s mine is my own”. Harry passed away January 14, 2010.

Anna worked as the head bank teller with Banc Ohio in Sunbury for 26 years. She was a longtime member of Harlem Road United Methodist Church , Ladies Aid, Harlem Garden Club, Columbia Chapter No. 33 O.E.S., and the 50/50 Club.

A wonderful mother and wife, she was a terrific cook and she was famous for her banana cake. Always independent, she believed in a good education. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and crafts.

She treasured time spent traveling to Japan and England, as well as vacations to Canada and spending winters in Ft. Meade, Florida. She supported her family in every endeavor; especially her grandchildren.

Her girls were her world and they include daughters: Linda Humble, Renda (Joe) Bennett of Sunbury, 6 grandchildren: Patrick, Jeff Bennett, Darren, Chris Fimple, Brian Humble, Amanda Moore, 11 Great-grandchildren: Justin, P.J., Jordan, Wyatt, Austen, Madison, Addison, Derek, Camryn, Caden, and Logan.

She was also preceded in death by sister Dorothy Dow in 2010.

Friends may call one hour prior to the Tuesday 11:00 a.m. funeral services at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury, with Pastor Bob Neal officiating, burial will follow in Fancher Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the P.J. Bennett Fund, c/o Sunbury branch of PNC Bank or the funeral home at P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, OH 43074.

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