James Harold Baynes


On Aug 12, 2022, at home, surrounded by his family, James Harold Baynes, went to be with our Heavenly Father.
Harold was preceded in death by his first wife of 46 years, Rebecca Bryan Baynes, his parents, Bill and Margie Baynes. sisters and brother, Frances Bramblett, Christina Kilgore, Savanah Brindle, Willie Mae Gallman, and Grover Baynes.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Ann Bailey Baynes: children and spouses, Pamala & Steve McCurdy, Donna & Mitch Maret, Kim & Jim Richards, Chris & Mitzi Bailey:
Grandchildren and spouses , Joshua & Crystal McCurdy, Kaila & Brandon Ogle, Amanda & David Pope, Macie & Dylan Richards, Peyton Maret, Rylee Maret, Makenna Richards, Brennen Richards, Blake & Morgan Bailey, Bryce Bailey, Chaney Rogers, Jake Rogers, Caitlyn Rogers, Riley King, and Isabella King: great-grandchildren, Wyatt McCurdy, Emory McCurdy, Lexi Ogle, Kinleigh Ogle, Mason Webb, Ruth Ann Richards: especially loved nephew, Clay Ridley.
Brother and sister-in-law, Sonny & Joyce Baynes: sisters and brothers-in-law, Georgia & Harold Ridley, Dimple & David Forrest, Sue & David England, Jane & Jimmy Wilbanks, Harry & Patricia Bryan, Laura Bryan, Eddie Bryan.
In his lifetime he always strived to make an impact on the lives of others. He taught in the Whitfield County school system for 32 years. But especially close to his heart was the Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief and the Baptist Builders program. He used his servants' heart to spread the love of Christ through this ministry for 30 years. The lessons he taught and the example he set will forever be treasured by his family.
Visitation will be at Spring Place Baptist Church in Chatsworth, Ga., from 5-9 pm, Friday, Aug 19, 2022. The funeral service will be at Holly Creek Baptist Church in Chatsworth, Ga., at 12 noon on Saturday, Aug 20, 2022, with Rev. Danny Cochran, Ed Kilgore, Jon Kent, and Dylan Richards officiating. Interment will be in Williams Cemetery..
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Fund Attn: Noel 1448 Pleasant Grove Drive Dalton GA 30721
Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory, and Monuments www.shawnchapmanfh.com