Rosemary Bachman Jones Haines
August 20, 1945 – February 24, 2015
Rosemary Bachman Jones Haines, age 69, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
Born in Dalton, GA on August 20, 1945, Rosemary was the daughter of the late Walter M. Jones and Fannie B. Harris Jones. She attended Dalton Public Schools and graduated from Dalton High School. Rosemary earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University and a Master’s in Education of the Deaf from the University of Virginia.
Rosemary dedicated her life to her family and community. In recent years, she was an active volunteer at the Newark Empowerment Center, the Hope Dining Room, the Friendship House and the Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church. She served on the board of the Delaware Interagency Council on Homelessness, as Treasurer of the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club and as co-president of the Delaware Citizens Opposed to the Death Penalty.
She is survived by her husband, Charles M. Haines; daughters, Cabray Haines (David Kiley) and Elizabeth Haines, both of Washington, DC; granddaughters, Eva Rose Dale and Rosemary Harris Kiley; brother, Walter Jones (Jeane) of Dalton, GA; sister-in-law, Connie Haines; mother-in-law, Juanita Haines; niece; Carmie McDonald (Mark); nephew, Tyler Jones (Lee); many Jones and Haines cousins; and close friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. A memorial service will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Deerfield, 507 Thompson Station Road, Newark, DE, with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church, 1100 West Church Road, Newark, DE 19711, or to the Innocence Project, 40 Worth Street, Suite 701, New York, NY 10013.