Marian Lewis Haynes, a resident of the Ryal Community, died July 11, 2023, in Tulsa, at the age of 91. She was born May 1, 1935, in Eufaula, the daughter of David B Lewis Sr and Sally (Jacobs) Lewis.
Marian was a devoted member of Hickory Ground #1 Indian Baptist Church. For many years, she worked with the State Department, traveling to rural area schools to support and encourage students to stay in school.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her beloved husband Bill E Haynes, her brother David Lewis Jr, and her sister Agnes Swain. Marian also mourned the loss of her children Daniel Harjo, David Harjo, and Murial Jr. Harjo.
She is survived by her children: son Gerald and wife Mardi Harjo of Macon, GA son Billy Harjo of the home; daughter Beverly Chancey and husband Devin of Weleetka; and daughter Charlotte Starkey and husband Bart of Stigler; granddaughters Misty Reece and husband Anthony of Richardson, TX, and Mindy Johnson and husband Mark of Henryetta; great-grandchildren, Breawna and Taylelor Starkey, Jase and Lane Johnsons.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 14, 2023, at the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel. Following the service, she will be laid to rest at the Family Cemetery in the Ryal Community, under the direction of the Rogers Funeral Home.
Family will have a private visitation.