Donovan D. Hines

Published 11:30 am Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Donovan David Hines, 80, of 2890 Green Creek Drive died June 17, 2011.

Donovan Hines

He was the son of the late Ernest Henry Lee and Mary Edna Clark Hines and husband of Audrey Head Hines.

He was a member of Green Creek First Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon and assistant Sunday school teacher.

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He was a very active and dedicated member of Ruritan for 41 years, and was team member of the Billy Graham phone ministry. He worked at Lockwood Greene from 1974-1995 as a mechanical drafter.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, David Hines of Monroe, N.C.; Benny Hines and Timothy Hines, both of Green Creek; a daughter, Pamela Grayson of Etowah, N.C.; a sister, Mary Faust of Suwanee, Ga.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a brother, Eugene Hines.

Funeral services were held Sunday, June 19, 2011 at Green Creek First Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Allen McKinney and Dr. Don McIntyre.

Burial was in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Creek First Bapist Church, 534 Coxe Road, Columbus, N.C. 28722.
Condolences may be left at

Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum.