Patricia ‘Patti’ Lynn Haynes

Patricia ‘Patti’ Lynn Haynes

November 11, 1946 - January 26, 2018

Patricia “Patti” Lynn Haynes, 71 of San Marcos, passed away Jan. 26, 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. Patti was born to Joyce and James in McAllen, Texas on Nov. 11, 1946. She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio in 1964. Patti retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1991 after twenty-eight years of service. Never one to rest idly by, Patti began a second career after relocating to San Marcos and went to work at the Texas State University- Student Health Center. She was a member of Pioneers of AT&T and Friends of the Cemetery. She enjoyed traveling, watching college and professional football, discussing politics, working crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Patti is preceded in death by her husband, Benny Edward Haynes; parents, Joyce Darlyn Martin, James Lewis Vinyard and adoptive father Bob C. Chisum; and a brother, Bobby Clayton Chisum.

Survivors include daughter, Rusti Lyn Burnett and her husband Wade of Austin and three grandchildren that she loved beyond measure: Keith, Kaylyn and Jack Burnett; her step-daughter Stephanie and her husband Larry Socha of San Angelo and four grandsons that Patti treasured: Matthew, Warren, Jeffrey and Russell: sister-in-law Elizabeth Thompson of Ft. Worth and her sons Joe and Josh; and her mother-in-law Elizabeth “Mickey” Vinyard of Waco, Texas.

Visitation will be held at Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos on Feb. 2, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Thomason Funeral Home on Febr. 3, 2018 at 10 a.m. with Reverend Don Owens of St. Mark’s  Episcopal officiating. Burial will follow immediately at the San Marcos Cemetery.

For more information, call Thomason Funeral Home at 512-396-2300 or visit to leave condolences in Patti’s online guestbook.

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