Paul Haney

Obituary of Paul E. Haney

Mr. Paul E. Haney, 99, of 347 Donathan Road., died Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Annie Penn Hospital in Reidsville.


A graveside service for Mr. Haney will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Lakeview Memorial Park with Pastor Nick McCorquodale and Pastor Jackie Smith officiating.


Paul was born in Steadman, North Carolina on March 24, 1921 to the late Clyde H. Thornton and Lonnie Haney.  He was retired from P. Lorillard Inc. and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.  He was a World War II Veteran and a member of the Cone Post 386.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Bettie C. Haney; sisters, Janie Marie Haney, Lela Ezzell, Evelyn Compton, Emma Williams; brothers, Clayton Haney, John Henry Thornton, Charlie Thornton, Norwood Thornton, Lonnie Thornton, and Jerry Thornton; and step-father, Henry Felix Thornton.


Survivors include his daughter, Paulette Snyder and husband, Lindsey of Reidsville; four sisters, Ellen Beardon, Mildred Wilson, Virginia Cosgrove, Betty Whaley; brother, Gene Thornton; two grandchildren, Carla Smith and husband, Jackie, Kelly McCorquodale and husband, Nick; five great grandchildren, Katherine Covington and husband, Cody, Houston McCorquodale and wife, Ruth, Jackie Smith III, Kaylee Smith, and Kacie Smith; and great-great grandchildren, Jeremiah, Ryleigh, and Baby Covington to be.


The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 3920 Baylor Street, Greensboro, NC. 27405.


The family wishes to thank Dr. Edwin Avbuere and the staff at Alpha Medical Clinic, for their care and kindness for these past years.


The family also wishes to thank Ms. Faye Horton for her care and support of Mr. Haney for over two years.  Because of her, he was able to stay at home where he most wanted to be.


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Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Lakeview Memorial Park
3600 N. Ohenry Blvd.
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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