Imogene Ray Lynch | 1918-2018

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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Imogene Ray Lynch

Imogene Ray Lynch, 100, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Decatur.

Funeral was Feb. 6, at the Forestburg Baptist Church with Pastors Micah Caswell and Tim Neely officiating. Burial followed at the New Harp Cemetery in Forestburg.

White Family Funeral Home in Bowie handled arrangements.

Imogene was born Jan. 23, 1918, in Forestburg to Dave and Nellie (Moss) Ray. She married Glen Lynch June 2, 1934, in Ryan, Okla. She enjoyed family gatherings, singing and dancing, tending to her rent houses and mowing her yard.

Imogene was a member of the Forestburg Baptist Church and in 1957 was involved with leading the singing, as well as teaching a junior boys Bible class.

In 2007, she was the grand marshal at the Forestburg Watermelon Festival, which exemplified the true spirit of that year’s theme “Celebrating Farming and Ranching.”

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; daughter Peggy Lynch; and great-great-granddaughter Evany Barragan.

Imogene is survived by her sons, Doyle Lynch and wife, Virgina, and Gordy Lynch and wife, Denna, all of Forestburg; six granddaughters; 14 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren with two on the way; sister Frances Caswell of Bowie; numerous nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to the New Harp Cemetery, 745 Lanier Rd., Forestburg, TX 76239 or the Forestburg Volunteer Fire Department, 261 Gainesville St., Forestburg, TX 76239.

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