LEXINGTON—Services for Gladys O'Nell Lynn, 78, of Lexington were held Monday, July 6, 2009, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. David Atwood of Tanglewood Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood.
Mrs. Lynn died Thursday, July 2, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.
She was born July 21, 1930, in Cameron to Dewey and Fannie Arvilla (Haggard) Simmons.
She married John Mar tin Lynn on June 1, 1948, in Tanglewood.
A Lexington resident since May 2008, Mrs. Lynn was formerly of Pasadena.
She was homemaker and a charter member of Monument Baptist Church in Deer Park since 1951.
Mrs. Lynn loved children and was active in the church nursery for over 45 years, as well as other church activities.
She enjoyed driving and took seniors to place that they needed to go, which made her known as the "Taxi Driver."
Mrs. Lynn was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jones Lavon Simmons.
Survivors are her husband, John Martin Lynn of Lexington; three daughters, Rita Beth Stephens and Katherine Sue Carter, both of Lexington, Teresa Ann Sturm of Austin; two sisters, Mar y Louise Witte and Nola Jean Luetge, both of Brenham; and four grandchildren, Crystal Heather Klepetko, Mandy Kay Schank, Jeremy Br ian Tyler and Gregory Allen Carter; also, three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were R ichard Klepetko, Robert Schank, Jerry Witte Jr., Scott Hopewell, Aaron Hopewell and Greg Carter.