Celebrating the life of

Emily Haynes Vinke

Passed away on November 20, 2020

Emily Haynes Vinke

Emily Haynes Vinke, 70, passed away November 20, 2020, at home after a long illness. 

Emily was a native and lifelong resident of Savannah.  She was the daughter of William Pryor and Martha S. Haynes, also Savannah natives.

Her survivors are her husband of thirty years, Richard G. Vinke of Savannah; her daughter, Diane H. Jumonville (Matthew) of Ellabell, Georgia; her two grandchildren, Trinity and Michael Jumonville; her step-daughter, Robin Vinke of Savannah, Georgia; her step-son, Todd Vinke (Joyce) of Guyton, Georgia; two brothers, William P. Haynes, III (Donna) of Savannah; Edward Andrew Haynes of Charlotte, North Carolina; two sisters, Martha H. Jurgensen (Bubba) of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Katharine H. Brown of Savannah.  She leaves many nieces and nephews.

Emily graduated from Savannah High School and South College with honors.

Emily worked 25 years for Chatham County.  She held the highest designation in her field Appraiser IV.  She was a member of G.A.A.O. (Georgia Association of Assessing Officers).  At the time of her retirement, she was serving as the Assistant Chief Tax Appraiser.

Emily was dedicated to her loving husband and was a devoted mother and grandmother.  She will always be remembered and loved by all who knew her.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2020 at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park.

Remembrances:  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 103, Savannah, GA 31406.




So sorry to hear of Emily’s passing. What a kind and beautiful lady she was and will remain that way in many of our hearts that knew her. Praying for you all during this difficult time.

- Perry Lynes, Ellijay , Ga

Diane and family I am so sorry for your loss! Prayers for all of you!

- Tamara York, Ellabell, GA

Donna and I her, Brother Billy, feel a great loss by My Sisters Passing. Only God knows why.

- William and Donna Haynes, Savannah, Georgia

Deepest sympathy to the family of a fellow SHS CLASS OF 1968 Alum. Rest in Peace now.

- BILL SIKES, Port Wentworth, USA

Sorry for your loss. Your in our hearts and prayers. If anything we can do, please ask.

- Richard & Kathy Kurazawa, Savannah, GA

May God be with her family still here on earth as He welcomes Aunt Emily home.

- Alex Haynes, Athens, Alabama

Emily always made me feel welcome when I came to visit. She will be missed by many

- Linda DiMercurio, Tulsa , Ok

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel