May 3, 1948 - November 13, 2021
Mr. James “Jimmy” Louis Haines, Jr. formerly of Saginaw, Michigan passed away on November 13, 2021 at the age of 73 years. He was born May 3, 1948 to the parents of James Louis Haines, Sr. and Jessie Mae (McGee) Thomas in Saginaw, Michigan. Jimmy was a resident of Stryker, Ohio. He was a resident of Saginaw for many years and attended Saginaw High School where he was a member of the Boys Basketball Team. Jimmy was a graduate of SHS “Class of 1967”. He retired from General Motors Corp. in 2009 and was a member of UAW. Jimmy enjoyed playing cards, dancing, playing dominoes and making people laugh. He loved watching sports especially basketball. Jimmy was convinced that he could beat anyone at anything no matter how old they were. He wanted to win, and he wasn’t above cheating. Jimmy was a sharp dresser and his favorite accessory was a hat. Mr. James Louis Haines, Jr. is survived by his children, James (Kimberly) Louis Haines Liggins, Mesquite., TX, Shelia Stidhum, Shalita Smith, Ketrina Haines and Jimenece Thompson, all of Saginaw, MI, Valarie (James) Powell, Zeeland, MI, Kamil Braddock (Samuel Lewis), Greenville, SC, Trudy (Jamie) McLeod), Orlando, FL and Khadajia Choyce (Charles Pippins) Winter Haven, FL; 28 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Marion Donald, Laura Turner, Barbara (Norris) Brown and Wanda Liggins; one brother, Richard Haines; five sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; many nieces, nephews and cousins, other relatives and friends including special friends, Mary Alice Ferris Roth and William Beverly. He will be missed by his cat” Little Boy”. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Mae Thomas and James Louis Haines, Sr.; two grandchildren, Ja’Kail Thompson and James Jr. Powell; two great-grandchildren, Gabriel Liggins and Alina Ross; two sisters, Dorothy Dodson and Rosemary Haines; two sons-in-law, LaSalle Lawton and Minister Alfred Hodges; four brothers-in-law; mother-in-law, Annie Lee Stidhum and a best friend Ronand L. Beverly. The family would like to express special thanks to Evans & Browne’s Funeral Home and everyone for their kind words and prayers. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607. Pastor Roy Manning will officiate interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48601. Friends may call at the Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 N. Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48607 on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Mr. James “Jimmy” Louis Haines, Jr. formerly of Saginaw, Michigan passed away on November 13, 2021 at the age of 73 years. He was born May 3, 1948 to the parents of James Louis Haines, Sr. and Jessie Mae (McGee) Thomas in Saginaw,... View Obituary & Service Information
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