Revs. Reed Shepherd and Gary Snyder officiated at the services. Burial followed in Green Hill Memorial Gardens, in Hopkinsville.
Mrs. Haydon died on Sunday, July 8, 2007, at 3:54 p.m. at Covington’s Convalescent Center in Hopkinsville of natural causes.
Mrs. Haydon was born on Friday, January 1, 1909, in Gracey. She was the daughter of the late Ira Bluford and Lula (Vinson) Thomas.
Mrs. Haydon was a homemaker and she also was a School Teacher in a one room school house in Trigg County many years ago. She was a member of the Cerulean Baptist Church, where she was the oldest member, she had served as a Sunday School Teacher most of her life. She was a founding member of The Women’s Missionary Union in Trigg County.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Archer Larkins Haydon, three brothers, Clifford Thomas, Henry Thomas, Clyde Thomas, three sisters, Lula Ladd, Catherine Stewart and Jane Wright.
Survivors include, Daughter and son-in-law, Lela Cathrine Haydon and Clarence Ray Grigsby, Cerulean, 7 grandchildren, Nancy Grigsby Ladd, Carol Grigsby Smith, Cathrine Grigsby Boutcher, Mark Aaron Boutcher, Bradley Scott Boutcher, Matthew Ladd, Cortney Ladd Britchet, one great grandchild Elida Inez Cornellia Wilson.
Serving as pallbearers were Bill Marshall, Terry Stevens, Jimmy Sanderson, Gaylon King, Dale Henderson, Sonny Davis, Jackie Davis, Joe Chewning and Allen Orten Jr.
Clay King, Pianist, provided the music.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Little River Baptist Association Foreign Missions Fund, 149 Old Dover Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.