WARRENTON Ga.- Rev. Larry D. Haire, Sr., 56, entered into glory October 13, 2004 at his residence in Warrenton.
He was born in Marion, Ind. on May 25, 1948. He spent most of his life in Warrenton and Thomson. Rev. Haire was an evangelist and assistant pastor at Thomson Church of God. Rev. Haire was a board member at Mt. Moriah Campground in Matthews. He was also owner of Camak Diesel Service and Sassafras Hauling. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother.
Survivors include his loving wife of 38 years, Mary Anne Haire; three children, Larry D. Haire, Jr. of Thomson, Rebecca Haire of Dearing and Jamie Haire of Warrenton; two grandchildren, Tre and Alex Sleister of Dearing; brothers and sisters include, Ina Urian of Thomson, Hubert Haire, Jr. of Appling, Joyce Newsome of Thomson, Brenda Thomas of Thomson, Geraldine Montgomery of Thomson, Joe Haire of Mobile Ala., Karen Walden of Matthews, Vickie Arr ington of Matthews, and Reba Baggett of Augusta.
He was welcomed home by his parents Rev. and Mrs. Hubert Haire Sr., of Dearing and two sisters, Barbara H. Chandler and Linda K. Haire.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 16, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Thomson Church of God. Services were officiated by Rev. Sammy Glass of Decatur, Tenn.; Rev. Ron Lawson of Thomson and Rev. Quint Shepherd of Sandersville, Ga.. Burial was at Sallie Hill Cemetery in Warrenton.
Pallbearers were nephews of Rev. Haire, including J. R. Gilmer, Bill Gilmer, Tony Arrington, Barrow Walden, Travis Benson, and Kenny Ellis. Honorary pallbearers were also nephews.