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Obituary: Fayetta L. Haymaker, Columbus

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Fayetta L. Haymaker, 94, of Columbus, died at 3:05 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2012, at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

A 1935 graduate of Columbus High School, Mrs. Haymaker was a homemaker, worked at the former Columbus Process and was the owner and operator of Harrison Drive-In for many years.

She was a former member of First Baptist Church and was a current member of Elizabethtown Christian Church.

She wintered in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida and she enjoyed playing the organ, reading, writing poetry, watching Charles Stanley and The Gaithers, taking long walks and telling old stories.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. F. Doran Chambers officiating.

Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana, Elizabethtown Christian Church or the donor's choice of charities.

Online condolences may be sent to Mrs. Haymaker's family at

Born in Jennings County, November 19, 1917, Mrs. Haymaker was the daughter of Elmer and Ethyl Mae Jones Quick. She married George Louis Moore in 1936 and later married Maurice H. Haymaker on May 8, 1952. He preceded her in death March 2, 1991.

Survivors include children, Judy Gater and George (Rejima) Moore, both of Columbus; step-sons, Maurice D. (Pat) Haymaker and Max D. (Carolyn) Haymaker, both of Columbus; a daughter-in-law, Linda Moore Workman of Columbus; granddaughters, Cynthia (Christopher) Baldwin and Becky (James) Carmer, both of Columbus; several great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Haymaker was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; a son, Robert Moore; a grandson, Robbi Gater; sisters, Velma Ritz and Wanda Haymaker; an infant sister, Laverne Quick; and a step-brother, Arthur Quick.

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