Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory

4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA


Loretta Dayle Haynes

October 15, 1930October 5, 2019

HAYNES, Loretta Dayle Cunningham, of Port Orange, Florida, who resided with her daughter, Jeri Haynes, formerly of Richmond, Virginia, passed away on October 5, 2019. Dayle was the first daughter of Lillian Parker Cunningham and Moss A. Cunningham, born October 15, 1930, at the home of her grandparents (Palma and Charles Purvis) on Williamsburg Road. She graduated in 1948 class of John Marshall High School. Dayle married Alfred Sidney “Lefty” Haynes on June 17, 1949. Dayle is pre-deceased by her grandparents, parents and husband of 54 years. She is survived by her daughters, Jeri Haynes of Port Orange, FL, Vickie Bowers (Husband Bob Bowers) of Mechanicsville, VA, Julie Rogers of Mechanicsville, VA; Donna Marx (Husband Keath Marx) of Fort Worth, Texas, and her beloved grandson, Eric Rogers; sister Carol Green of Newnan, Georgia, Joan Gorsuch of Jamestown, California. She leaves many cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of special friends. Dayle retired from Pfizer (formerly A. H. Robins) and she also worked for 10 years as Oakwood Baptist Church Secretary in Richmond, Virginia. She was a member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Avenue, Richmond VA 23231 on Friday Oct. 11, 2019, 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon, Saturday, at the funeral home. Interment at Washington Memorial Park; 6217 Memorial Drive, Sandston, Virginia 23150. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church, 2010 Carlisle Avenue, Richmond, Virginia, 23231.


  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, October 12, 2019


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Anita Akers

October 10, 2019

Dayle was such fun to be around. I always enjoyed times spent with her. I loved to hear her laugh! She was a great neighbor. We have missed her since she moved to Florida.
She obviously loved her family very much. You were all so important to her.
Anita and Doyle