Obituary for Tommie S. Haskins

Mrs. Tommie S. Haskins, 98, passed peacefully at Brookhaven Assisted Living in Pinehurst on Sunday, July 31st.

Born in Holmes County, Florida on March 13, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Johnny and Laura Edwards Spann.  After her high school graduation, Tommie went on to serve her country in the U.S. Navy during WW II.  Following her Honorable Discharge from service, she returned to Florida and married US Navy Pilot Harold Powell.  His military career took the two of them from Florida to England, Ohio and California before a career with NASA brought them back to Florida.  Tommie got her Realtors’ License in 1972, a career that lasted for many years (until her retirement in???).  In the late 1970s, she married Jack Haskins, a Professor at the University of Tennessee.  She would return to Cape Canaveral in the late 1980’s before relocating to Moore County in 2020 to be closer to her family.  Tommie was a determined and strong willed woman.  She lived life to the fullest.  She enjoyed listening to music and loved to dance.

In addition to her parents, Tommie is predeceased by her daughter Linda Moorhead (2016) and a grandson, Troy Moorhead (1999).  Tommie is survived by her daughters Sharon Williams, husband Scott, and Joanna Billington, husband, Jeff.  She was the grandmother of Melody Edwards, husband Nate, and Megan Hogan, husband Patrick.  Tommie is also survived by her 5 great – grandchildren.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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