Denise Yvonne Henderson-Haynes

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Denise Yvonne Henderson-Haynes was born on January 2, 1959 in Evanston, Illinois to the union of Willie and Sheila Henderson. She was the oldest of seven children. She was reared and educated in Indianapolis, Indiana graduating from Broad Ripple high school in 1976. She continued her education at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio and completed her (BS) Bachelor of Science Degree in 1991. In 2008 she embarked on a Dual degree Graduate program completing and being awarded her (MS) Master of Science degree in 2010. Continuing her education she completed her Masters of Health Administration degree and was awarded her MBA in 2012,  from the University of Maryland University College in Adelphi, Maryland.

Denise was raised in a loving Christian home. She always had a desire to serve God. She converted to Catholicism and went to Pennsylvania to study to be a nun at, The Order of the Bernadine Franciscan Sisters for four years. Later in life she followed Islamic spirituality and devoted herself to serving God and helping others in any way possible especially the field of medicine.

She was passionate about sonography/ultrasound and taught many others in this field. Eventually,  she opened her own Ultrasound school in Georgia. Later after having finishing her MBA studies she became the Director of the Cardiodynamics department of a major hospital, showcasing her leadership skills.

Denise met her future husband Raymond Haynes in 1992 at Howard University in Washington DC while completing a year-long Premed program. They were inseparable and were a loving and devoted couple for 25 years, residing in Duluth, Georgia. Denise was a devoted wife who was always supportive and committed to her husband, always putting her family and those who she knew first.

She is preceded in death by; her mother Sheila Henderson, and sister Dr. Sharon Henderson Nnam. She leaves to cherish her memory: Her devoted and loving husband Raymond Haynes, his two sons, Raja’ee Haynes and Cyrell Haynes and his brother Rashade Haynes. Her father, Wille Henderson, three brothers: Dhurrian Henderson-( wife Dusty), Adrian Henderson-( wife Yolany) and Byron Henderson. Three sisters: Anna Lee Henderson, Nhyere Henderson-(husband Calvin) and Paula Henderson. She is survived and was loved by many cousins, nephews, nieces and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018, 11:00 AM., in the chapel of Georgia Funeral Care, 4671 S. Main St., Acworth, GA.  The family will receive friends for a viewing from 9:30 - 11:00 prior to the service at the funeral home.  Denise will be buried at Georgia National Cemetery, in Canton, GA. following the service at 1:30 PM.

9 Comments To "Denise Yvonne Henderson-Haynes"

Brian and Cathleen Hassan On Apr 25 2018 at 9am
Raymond, please know that our thoughts are with you at this time. We mourn with you on the passing of our beautiful and wonderful cousin. Your trips to us meant so much to my family, especially to my Dad, her Uncle Oscar. May the God that we serve keep you in His perfect peace! Reply to this comment
Raja'ee A Haynes On Feb 14 2018 at 7pm
Gone in the physical, but definitely not forgotten. You're still here with us, wherever we go. Denise, I love you and miss you. You always encouraged me to be the best me I could be and never judged me when I fell short. I thank you for the love and memories. Your oldest, Raja'ee Reply to this comment
Teta and Amy On Feb 13 2018 at 4pm
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Denise. We have many fond memories of her Raji and Shadee and she will always have a special place in our hearts. Teta and Amy Reply to this comment
Raymond (Rajaee) Haynes On Feb 27 2018 at 5pm
Thank you both for your sympathies.
Raymond Haynes On Feb 13 2018 at 4pm
To my Loving Wife Denise, My love for you is everlasting and will never cease! You have loved me unconditionally. You were my life and my world. You colored my world and made it rich and complete. You took my flaws, and shortcomings and allowed me to believe the they were my strengths without trying to change me. You always allowed me to be myself. You helped me become a better man, husband, human and for that I am and will always be forever grateful. Your love, companionship, wit, humor, charm, sincerity, truthfulness and intelligence will never be replaced and I will always miss. Love Always, Your Husband Raymond (Rajaee) Haynes Reply to this comment
Joyce Hall On Jan 29 2018 at 4pm
My heart is heavy at the loss of Denise, but her spirit will continue to shine in all that knew her. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God strengthen you and keep you near. Reply to this comment
Raymond (Rajaee) Haynes On Feb 27 2018 at 5pm
Yes, my wife Denise’s light will continue to shine. She was a very special woman who was committed to whatever she was engaged in. She will forever be loved.
Barbara Allen On Jan 24 2018 at 1pm
I am so sorry for your loss. It is never easy to accept the loss of our loved ones. The Bible promises that Jehovah God is close to the brokenhearted and he saves those who feel crushed in spirit. (Psalms 34:18) God will give your family and friends the strength to cope with death. He promises to do that for all who sincerely approach him in prayer. (Psalms 34:17) My prayer for you is that you receive the comfort God gives and also you get answers to any questions that you may have regarding the death of your loved one. JW.org Reply to this comment
Raymond Haynes On Feb 27 2018 at 5pm
Thank you for Barbara for those words of encouragement.
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