Colleen Haynes Hoffner, age 82, of Salisbury, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at her residence. Colleen was born November 27, 1936, in Rowan County. She was a daughter of the late Raymond Haynes and the late Molly Scott Haynes.
Colleen was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. She grew up in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church where she started teaching Sunday school at the age of 12 and taught for 50 years. She was a former member of Union Lutheran Church. She graduated from Charlotte Business School prior to becoming a sales clerk for Earl’s Office Supply and later Belk’s and the Emporium.
In addition to her parents, Colleen is preceded in death, by her husband, J.L. Hoffner, brothers, June Haynes, James Haynes, Joe Haynes, Anderson Haynes (Bud), and sisters, Sarah Frances Haynes, Wilma Haynes, and Gaynell Shafer.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Pastor, Jeffrey Hoffner, of Salisbury, daughter, Dr. Cindy Moss (Richard), of Mt. Holly, brother, Bill Haynes (Paula), of Rockwell, sister, Peggy Deal (Glenn), of Rockwell, grandchildren, Timothy, Christopher and Leah Hoffner, a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation & Service: Visitation will be from 1:00 pm -2:00 pm Saturday, March 2, at the Parrish Hall at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1908 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144, with the funeral service starting at 2:00 PM in the church sanctuary, with the Rev. John Tucker officiating, burial will follow in the Union Lutheran Church Cemetery, 4770 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Memorials: Donations may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1908 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Hoffner family and online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.