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Orie Christopher ‘Sonny’ Baynes Jr.

Mr. Orie Christopher “Sonny” Baynes Jr. of 10163 James D. Hagood Hwy. in Clover passed away May 2, 2013 at Daytona Beach, Fla. 

He was born Sept. 1, 1943 in Halifax County and was 69 years old. 

He was the son of the late Orie C. Baynes Sr. and the late Virginia Bebber Baynes and was married to Jane Sadler Baynes. He was a retired supervisor with Georgia-Pacific, a member of Clover United Methodist Church, an avid hunter and fisherman and a horse enthusiast. His favorite moments were fishing on the “Waterproof” out of Ponce Inlet, Fla. and fishing with other special friends in the Chesapeake Bay.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Sadler Baynes, of Clover; one daughter, Lisa Baynes, of Danville; two sons, Chris Baynes and wife Kristy of Ormond Beach, Fla., and Craig Baynes and wife Teresa of Clover; one sister, Nancy Arthur of Lawrenceville; four grandchildren, Harley Baynes and Hunter Baynes of Clover, Caitlin Johnson of Clays Mill and Austin Warren of Ormond Beach, Fla. and special companion “Bisquet.”

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Powell Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Norman Talley conducting the service. Burial will follow in Clover Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home Monday form 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at his home.

Those wishing to give memorials should consider the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Homes, P.O. Box 1398 Brookneal, VA 24528 or a charity of choice.

Online memorials should be directed to

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.