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Read C Haywood
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1901
Death: Mar. 31, 1990

Bio information provided by Paul V Isbell:

Read C. Haywood, Sr., of Gainsville, GA, formerly of Forrest City, died Mar. 31, 1990, at Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainsville. He was 89.

Mr. Haywood was the retired plant manager for Pepsi Company in Forrest City and a member of the Forrest City First Baptist Church.

He leaves his wife, Lucille Lasley Haywood, of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Charles Stephens of Gainsville, GA; three sons, Read C. Haywood, Jr. of Jackson, Miss., James R. Haywood of Foley, AL, and Thomas C. Haywood of Gainsville, GA; and a brother and two sisters. Graveside services were held at Oakwood Cemetery in Brownsville, TN, by Little/Davenport Funeral Home of Gainsville.

Biography 1954: Fourteen years ago the bottling plant of the Pepsi Cola and NuGrape beverages made their appearance in this section under the management of Read C. Haywood. In April 1940, they started with only three trucks in an eight-county area.

Mr. Haywood is the son of R. W. and Rosa (Seymour) Haywood of Haywood County, Tenn. He came here from Brownsville, TN, where he had been employed since Oct. 6, 1934. On Dec. 12, 1936 he married Miss Lucile Lasley, daughter of Mrs. Mabel Lasley of Memphis and the late John Lasley, and to this union has been born four children.

Mr. Haywood is a member of the Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge.

Family links: 
  Robert William Haywood (1864 - 1945)
  Rosa Seymour Haywood (1870 - 1910)
  Lucille Lasley Haywood (1914 - 1999)
  Winora Haywood (1892 - 1971)*
  Seymour Haywood (1895 - 1917)*
  Read C Haywood (1901 - 1990)
  James Glasgow Haywood (1905 - 1989)*
  Rosa Haywood (1908 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Haywood County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: J Long
Record added: May 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110052663
Read C Haywood
Added by: J Long
Read C Haywood
Added by: J Long
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- J Long
 Added: May. 5, 2013

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