Doyle R. Haywood

Monday, June 19, 2017
Doyle Haywood

Doyle R. Haywood, son of the late Bernard “Petie” Haywood and Floya Haywood, was born on March 11, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., and passed away on May 5, 2017, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, Mo., at the age of 70 years.

Mr. Haywood retired from Emerson Electric Company, in Kennett, Mo., and previously worked at Riggs Hardware in Poplar Bluff. He was a St. Louis Cardinals fan, enjoyed working outdoors and was a resident of Wappapello, Mo., previously of Kennett.

He was united in marriage to Doris Lavada Crawford on Aug. 1, 1978, in Dyersburg, Tenn. Mrs. Haywood preceded him in death on April 8, 2014.

Survivors include three sons, Allen Haywood (Melanie) and Chris Haywood (Shannon) both of Rector, Ark. and Billy Parker (Holly) of Paragould, Ark.; two daughters, Tammy Jarrett and fiancé Ronnie Riddle and Mindy Danley (Chris), both of Kennett, Mo.; step-mother, Norma Haywood of Pollard, Ark.; one brother, Stanley Haywood (Linda) of Gosnell, Ark.; one sister, Jeri Haske (Kenny) of Eagle River, Alaska; also by 13 grandchildren, Eric Jarrett and wife Hannah, Heather Estes, Hannah Burns and husband Kalen, Tori Parker, Colby Noel, Tiffany Jarrett, Hunter Wiley, Michael Jarrett, Will Jarrett, Kaetlyn Danley, Callen Danley, Landon Haywood, Colton Haywood and Denver Book; and by three great-grandchildren, Bentley Estes, Oliver Jarrett and Owen Jarrett.

A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 8, at the Abiding Peace Church in Kennett, with Rev. Duke Hansen officiating. Interment followed in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, in Kennett. A visitation was held beginning at 11 a.m. on May, 8, and continued until the time of the service, at the church.

Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home, of Dexter, was in charge of the services.