On Thursday, December 21, 2017, in the early morning, Reverend Tina Colcord Haynes passed away quietly at her home in Weed, California. She was 70 years old.
Tina will forever be remembered by her husband and high school sweetheart, Stephen. She leaves a son, Jason Giddings and his wife Cyndi of Sacramento; daughter, Zena Jepson of Mayer, Arizona; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving her is her brother, Jeffrey Colcord of Hopkinton, New Hampshire; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Tina attended Mount Holyoke College and graduated from Southern New Hampshire University. Later she received her Master’s in Divinity from Pacific School of Religion in Berkley, California.
She had a 25-year career in human resources in the Bay Area before being called to the ministry in the early 1990s.
Reverend Tina Colcord Haynes served as pastor of the Orland Federated Church from 1997 to 2011; and Community United Methodist Church in Fall River Mills from 2011 to 2013.
Tina was active in community affairs in both localities, and was secretary of the Weed Long-Term Recovery Group after the Weed fire.
A memorial service for Tina will be conducted on Saturday, January 20 at 2 p.m. at the Yreka United Methodist Church, 502 North Fairchild Street, Yreka, California 96097.
Memorial donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 1482, Yreka, CA, 96097.