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Barbara Lines Lynn

Barbara Lines Lynn, 88 passed away Friday, December 19, 2014 at Brookdale-New Hope Assisted Living in Gastonia. She was born in Tadmarton, England, the daughter of the late Rees and Elsie Hall Lines and the widow of the late Walter Campbell Lynn of Gastonia.

In addition to her parents and husband, Barbara was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Spencer Lines of Chippin Norton, England. Barbara is survived by her son, Marvin “Butch” Lynn and wife Sophia G. of Raleigh, NC, daughters; Sharon L. McElveen and husband Roy of Gastonia, NC, Denise L. Burnell and husband Jay of Roseau, MN, grandchildren; Christopher R. Lynn and wife Katherine of Wake Forest, NC, Anthony C. Lynn of Raleigh, NC, Brittany G. Lynn of Raleigh, NC David W. Lynn and wife Brittany D. of Zebulon, NC, Jacob A. Anderson of Roseau, MN, Pamela M. Dills and husband Greg of Gastonia, NC, great-grandchildren; Eli and Abigail Dills of Gastonia, NC, Hailey and Carrington Lynn of Raleigh, NC, Special friend, Jane Cauthen of Cramerton, NC.

A Memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Officiated by Father Shawn Griffith.

A visitation will be held in the Parish hall immediately following the service.

The Family wishes to thank the staff and administration of Brookdale New Hope for the loving care they provided to Barbara during her stay.

In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to: The Gideons International Raleigh North Camp, P.O. Box 99557, Raleigh, NC 27624.

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McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mrs. Lynn.