Nov 20, 2014 Couples: The Haynes
HIM Todd Haynes
Native of: Morrilton.
Education: Morrilton High School; University of Central Arkansas, bachelor of science in education.
Parents: Jorene Haynes and the late Jack Haynes of Timberlake.
Community activities: Conway County School Counts Foundation Board of Directors, Morrilton Rotary Club, Petit Jean State Bank Board of Directors and Conway Area Chamber of Commerce member; formerly served on the Conway County Economic Development Corporation Board, chairman of the Morrilton Area Chamber of Commerce, Conway County Community Foundation and many other community boards.
Church: Member of First United Methodist Church.
Hobbies/special interests: Designing and building projects, golf and scuba diving.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: Spending time with Leann and work on home projects.
How would you describe yourself: A hard-working man who has been truly blessed by the love and life lessons from his family, community and employees.
Favorite restaurant in the 501: Ortega’s of Morrilton.
Favorite quote: “Learn and achieve all you can and pass it on.” – C.C. Stuart, my grandfather.
What do you love about living in the 501: The giving spirit of the people and the sheer beauty of the area.
HER Leann Gresham Haynes
Native of: Crossett (Ashley County)
Education: Crossett High School; University of Central Arkansas, bachelor of science in nursing.
Parents: Nancy Gresham Horton and the late Dr. Ed Gresham both of Crossett.
Community activities: Conway County Care Center Board of Directors, Community Service Youth Foundation board, member of Conway Area Chamber of Commerce; former member of the Conway County Community Center Youth Advisory Board and a volunteer at the Conway County Christian Clinic.
Church activities: Member of First United Methodist Church, Chancel Choir, Servants of Grace, board of trustees, Girlfriends Circle and UMW Executive Committee for Social Action.
Hobbies/special interests: Enjoy working outside with flowers, exercising, music, dance and scuba diving.
How would you describe yourself: Energetic, hard-working, loves people and dogs.
Favorite restaurant in the 501: Ortega’s in Morrilton.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: Spending time with Todd, relaxing at home, cooking s’mores by the fire with family and friends.
Favorite quote: The Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
What do you love about living in the 501: It’s such a beautiful area filled with loving, caring and generous people.
City: Timberlake, Morrilton.
Business: Ace Haynes Home Center Inc. in Morrilton and Ace Haynes Hardware Inc. in Conway.
How we met: Todd met Leann at Timberlake, his family’s summer camp for children. Leann was a counselor at Timberlake the summer after she graduated high school. She was so full of enthusiasm for life, loved people, the outdoors, being active and is so beautiful inside and out. Todd knew he had found his life partner.
The proposal: Todd, on his knee, at Toad Suck Park.
Wedding Bells: May 22, 1982, at First United Methodist Church, Crossett.
Children: Whitney Haynes Romanoff, 30; married to Steven Romanoff; lives in Washington, D.C. Jordan Haynes, 26; married to Hope Hudson Haynes; lives in Chicago.
Pets: Dogs – Roscoe and Buster.
Family activities enjoyed together: All occasions when we can get together as a family and share life and love.