Sparta- Daphne Cudd Hynes age 89, passed away early Monday morning December 23, 2019, at the Livingston County CNR in Mt. Morris. She was born in Spartanburg, SC on May 1, 1930, a daughter of Grady and Agnes (Smith) Cudd. On June 26, 1949, she was married to Milton Hynes, who predeceased her on July 6, 2010. She was also predeceased by two sisters Sarah Jo Whitaker, Frances Carnell and a brother George Edward Cudd. Daphne was a longtime faithful member of the Sparta Center United Methodist Church. She enjoyed serving her Lord and Savior by being active with the choir, serving on the Ad board, the United Methodist Women's group, and chairman of the funeral luncheon committee. She was also an active community member volunteering for events of the Sparta Center Fire Department, the Dansville Lioness Club and Dansville Lions Minstrel Shows, the American Red Cross. She was active with the Livingston County Republican's as an election inspector, assessor, Women's Republican Committee, and former Director of the Livingston County Women's Republican Club. Daphne was a clerk for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Dansville of twenty-six years. She liked to refer to herself as the mother of the Dansville DMV because she worked from day one at the location. She is survived by her children, Susan (David) Stocking of Dansville James (Joanne) Hynes of FL, and Judy Ann (Kenneth) Hynes- Smith of Batavia. Seven grandchildren, Stacy (David) Benton, Karen (Stephen) Blockwitz, Jodi (Sean) Walters, Jayne Daphne (William) Shultz, James Milton (Brandy) Hynes, Kellie (Andrew) Danglis and Kevin Magee, twenty-one great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday December 28 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm at the Sparta Center United Methodist Church, where services will be held at 1:00 pm. Interment will be in Kiehle Cemetery, Sparta. Online remembrances may be left at HindleFuneralHome.com. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Sparta Center United Methodist Church, 8455 Sparta Center Rd., Dansville, NY 14437 or the Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510.