Betty Jean (Jeannie) Daughtrey Lynch died peacefully at Pine Tree Ranch in Paris on January 19, 2022, at the age of 94.
Jeannie was born on July 26, 1927, in Powderly, Texas, to Clay and Theo Daughtrey , one of nine children. She married James Watson Lynch on May 19, 1945; they enjoyed 73 years of marriage. For five years they resided in Lamar County before moving to Midland, Texas. While in Midland she provided childcare in her home until 1965 when she began working for the Southwestern Drug Company. In 1979 James and Jeannie returned to Powderly where she enjoyed many years living near her childhood home. She was an active and dedicated member of the Bounds Baptist Church until her health declined.
She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Jimmie Kruntorad, and husband John of Paris, son-in-law Roger Scaff of Powderly, Texas, granddaughters Angela Messersmith and husband Lee of Benton, Illinois, and Carin Campbell and husband Sid of Valley View, Texas, as well as five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Jeannie is also survived by sisters Faye Rook of Powderly and Belle Sheperd of Flint, Texas, brother-in- laws Bob Lynch and wife Jackie of Jefferson City, Missouri, Ralph Lynch and wife Peggy of Paris, sister-in-law Sherry Brooks of Arlington, Texas, and a host of other relatives & friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband James, daughter Betty Scaff, her parents, one sister and five brothers.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 21st, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Bright-Holland Funeral Home in Paris. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, January 22nd, at 11:00 a.m. at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with interment following at Red Hill Cemetery in Powderly, Texas. Rev. John McCollister and Rev. Roger Scaff will officiate at the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jeannie’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The Red Hill Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, 1443 FM 906E, Powderly, Texas 75473.
The family would like to thank Kim Rhein and the staff of Pine Tree Ranch along with the staff of Platinum Home Health for their loving care.
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