Originally created 02/23/03

Mrs. Jean Lynch (MARTINEZ, Ga.)



MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, February 20, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital, Mrs. Sara Jean Brewer Lynch, 75, wife of the late Mr. Ewell Lynch. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, February 23, 2003, at Platts Funeral Home Crawford Avenue Chapel with the Rev. Dexter James and Rev. Buzzy Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Lynch was a native of Clayton, Ga., and had made the Augusta area her home for most of her life. She was the director of nursing at Gracewood State Hospital and retired there after 30 years of service. Mrs. Lynch also served as a staff nurse at University Hospital. She was a member of the Fleming Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Kenneth Lynch, McBean; five daughters, Lynn Berry, North Augusta, Cindy Wilkes, Grovetown, Betsy Barrs, Appling, Joyce Smith, North Augusta, Kelly Golden, Clearwater; one brother, Richard Brewer, Clayton; four sisters, Genelle Brown, Clayton, Becky Twight, Santa Ana, Calif., Carolyn James, Clayton, Julia Ritchie, Flowery Branch and 11 grandchildren. Mrs. Lynch was preceded in death by a son, Ben Lynch and a brother, Jarrell Brewer. The family suggest memorials be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904. Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Berry, Travis Berry, Jared Wilkes, Roy Smith, Ben Barrs, Bennie Barrs, Alan Golden, Ronnie Berry, Kari Wilkes and Laurie Wilkes. Florist: Noon, Sunday, February 23, 2003. Platts Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Avenue, Augusta; 733-3636. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 23, 2003