Lester and Vera Haynes were married Sunday, February 27, 1972. They are members of St. Mark Baptist Church. Lester is a 50-year alumnus of Arkansas AM & N College, now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He did further studies at the University of Toledo. Lester is a 1985 graduate of Chrysler Jeep Millwright Apprentice Program.
Vera is a 50-year alumna of Henderson State College, now Henderson State University, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. She is a 1975 graduate of St Charles Hospital of Medical Technology, Oregon Ohio. Vera is a 1985 Ashland Theological Seminary graduate with further studies at Healing Care Ministries, Ashland, Ohio under the leadership of Dr. Terry Wardle.
Lester and Vera are parents of two daughters: Leslie Bailey, a member of Highland Park Baptist Church; Southfield, Michigan. She is a graduate of The University of Toledo and Spring Arbor University.
Their daughter, Venice Haynes Green, is a member of Body of Christ Fellowship and a graduate of Bluffton College now University and Bowling Green State University.
They have three grandchildren: Joy Green, a sophomore at Toledo Early College High School; Lily Poole, a fourth grader at Pembroke Elementary School, Troy, Michigan; Zoe Green a second grader at Grove Pattern Academy.
They have one grand cat, a male, Corey who found his way back to his Southfield, Michigan home after going missing for 36 hours. To God be glory!!!