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Rolande Hayner

GASTONIA -- Rolande C. Hayner, 54, of Gastonia, N.C., passed away at home after a long illness on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008.

She was born Jan. 7, 1954 in Albany, Ga., daughter of the late Roland and Helen Louise Taylor. Mrs. Hayner was a member of Parkwood Baptist Church in Gastonia. She was formerly employed with Jones Textile Co. in Charlotte as an office manager.

A memorial service will be held at Parkwood Baptist Church in Gastonia on Saturday at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jeff Long officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. Interment is private.

Her survivors include her husband, Robert Hayner of the home; son, Richard Hayner of Norwich University in Northfield, Vt.; and stepchildren, Robert Hayner of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Cindy Smith of Campobello, S.C., Pam McCalla of Clover, S.C., and Donna Jacobs of Charlotte, N.C.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Michell Hill.

The family request that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Parkwood Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1827 Dixon Road, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Arrangements are by Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, Gastonia. Condolences may be made to