Mabel Martin Haygood


Mabel Martin Haygood, 79, of Cartersville, died on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at Cartersville Medical Center. Born in Gordon County on February 5, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Hughdon Samuel Martin and Cloma Grace Smallwood.

Mrs. Haygood was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church in Calhoun. She enjoyed bowling, doing crossword puzzles and traveling. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rufus Haygood; Jean Smith and Brenda Welchel.

Survivors include her daughter, Theresa Haygood of Cartersville; her son, Todd Haygood of Cartersville; her siblings, Judy Abercrombie of Adairsville, Joyce Beech and her husband, William of White Plain, Maryland, Terry Martin and wife, Glenda of Cartersville; special friends, Nancy Apgar, Connie Abernathy and Nell Worsham; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services.  Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from Noon – 2:30 p.m.

Serving as pallbearers will be Tristin Smith, Dustin Smith, Kyler Pelfrey, Rusty Hopkins, Trevor Bal and Tony Wilbanks. Nancy Apgar, Connie Abernathy, Nell Worsham, Stacy Parker and Chris Branton will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mabel Martin Haygood; please visit to share memories or to leave a condolence message.