Mrs. C. Elaine Haskins, 92, of Quincy, died at 12:39 a.m. Tuesday (January 21, 2014) in Blessing Hospital.
Born November 25, 1921 in Quincy, Elaine was the daughter of Vollie and Marie McNay Adair. She married Forrest Haskins Sr. on August 8, 1942 in St. Charles, Missouri. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2001.
Elaine was a member of Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church. An avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, Elaine also enjoyed quilting, crossword puzzles and golfing in her younger years. She loved music and enjoyed playing the organ.
A 1939 graduate of Quincy High School, Elaine had been employed at the Hosiery Mill prior to her marriage. She then devoted her life to raising her family and cherished the time she spent with them, especially her grandchildren and great granchildren.
Survivors include three sons, Jerry Haskins (Linda) of Quincy, Cecil E. Haskins (Cathy) of Loraine, IL and Forrest Haskins Jr. (Teri) of Chapel Hill, N. C.; three daughters, Neysa Turpin (Gary) of Coatsburg, IL, Marsha Bunge (Randy) of Golden, IL and Pamela Noble of St. Peters, MO; fourteen grandchildren, Andrea Rodriguez (Jose'), Natasha Johnson (Ryan), Kimberly Alford (James), Angela Hahn, Michael Cummings (Hatter), Michelle Ward (Stacey), Melanie Behrens, Christopher Haskins (Michelle), Chad Haskins (Jenny), Chuck Haskins (Becky), Jack Haskins, Paige Haskins, Lindsey Burnett (Ryan) and Ashley Randolph (Jake); fifteen great grandchildren, Alyssa Rusher, Alexis Haskins, Joshua Alford, Faith Alford, Kenai Plocher, Austin Haskins, Cora Haskins, Eli Cummings, Sophie Cummings, Devin Rodriguez, Jayden Rodriguez, Adelaide Morrison, Annalise Morrison, Avery Morrison and Kaydence Randolph; a great great grandchild, Adriee Rusher; six step grandchildren, Heather Hawley (Matt), Ryan Bunge (Leslie), Justin Bunge, Jason Turpin (Michelle), Angel Solak and Landon Randolph; fourteen step great grandchildren, Brooke Nicole Woodard, Saige Johnson, Triton Johnson, Tyler Hawley, Leah Hawley, Blaise Bunge, Jordan Welch, Megan Welch, Mallory Welch, Bailey Welch, Hayley Turpin, Mackenzie Turpin, Braedon Solak and Jacob Solak; a step great great granchild, Isabella Welch; a niece, Deveril Rennels (Jim);eight great nieces and great nephews including, Billy Garrison III, Chris Goetjen (John) and Gayle Montana (Matthew).
Mrs. Haskins was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Forrest; a grandson, Alvie Jerome Haskins Jr.; a son in law, Mark Allen; a brother, Robert Adair; a sister, Arlene Wilkins; and a nephew, Billy Garrison II.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Ron Cox. Burial will be in Quincy Memorial Park.
Visitation will be Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Saturday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church.