Obituary: Helen Jeanne Lynch

May 13, 1936 – November 19, 2020

Helen Jeanne Lynch, 84, of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020, at her home.

Born May 13, 1936, in Tunnelton, she was the daughter of Homer and Lucille (Flinn) Mayden.  She married Harry Fredrick “Fred” Lynch May 9, 1958, and he preceded her in death September 28, 2017.

Helen was a homemaker.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church and served as a deaconess for many years.  Helen loved going to her grandson’s sporting events, reading and crossword puzzles.  She excelled in making Christmas candy and cookies.  Helen graduated from Mitchell High School in 1954.

Survivors include his daughter, Susan (Lynch) Porter of Mitchell; grandson, Brett (Nicole) Porter of Paoli; brother, Hank Mayden of Marysville, Tennessee; special family, Gary and Stacy Rayhill and Gram and Ava

Her parents; husband; and sisters, Evelyn Holler, Becky Stone, Treva Baker, and Katie Deckard,  preceded her in death.

A family graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, November 23, at Mitchell Cemetery with Pastor Dave Mikulsky officiating.

Honorary Casketbearers:  Gram Rayhill, Greg Dalton, and Brian Dalton

Casketbearers:  Brett Porter, Gary Rayhill, Stacy Rayhill, Jacob Randolph, Scott Ratkovich, and Chad Bridgewater

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