Obituary: Tracie L. Haywood


CIC COM 0411 Obit Haywood

Tracie L. (Williams) Haywood, 47, of Carmel, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 30 at St.Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on Oct. 15, 1969, in Chicago, Ill.

Tracie was a 1991 graduate of Southern Illinois University, earning a bachelor of science degree in communications. For 20 years she worked as a marketing specialist for State Farm Insurance. Tracie was a member of Northside New Era Church in Indianapolis where she was baptized in 1992. Traveling with her family brought her joy. Most of all, Tracie dearly loved her children; her passion and devotion to them was displayed through her commitment to their education and development.

Tracie is survived by her husband, Lan Haywood; daughter, Maci L. Haywood; son, Evan M. Haywood; uncles, Phillip (Dora) Williams and Aaron (Faye) Williams; cousins, Raymond Wright and Chastity Weems; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death in 2014 by her mother, Marsha Williams; her grandmother, Winifred Williams; and her aunt, Faye Wright.

A memorial service will be held at noon April 8 at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road, with visitation from 10 a.m. to the time of service. Dr. Clarence C. Moore will officiate.