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Rita A. "Cherry" Lynch

March 3, 1931 ~ March 26, 2018 (age 87)

Rita A.“Cherry” Lynch, age 87, of Baxley died Monday, March 26, 2018 in the Appling Healthcare System.

She was born March 3, 1931 in Daisy, Georgia to the late Madison Leon Johnson and the late Anna Lee Anderson Johnson.  She was a member of Red Oak Baptist Church and was a homemaker.  Mrs. Lynch was preceded in death by her husband James Orris Lynch, Sr. and a son, Stanford Lee Lynch.

Survivors include her daughters, Jan Lynch of Ft. Leonard Wood, MO and Wilda Grace of Crestview, FL; sons, James Lynch, Jr. of Baxley, Wayne Lynch of Stockbridge & Hershel Lynch of Conyers. Grandchildren, Carol, Rodney, Jeffery, Cassi, Meredith, Jennifer, Wes, Tabitha, Will, Corey, Mark, Courtney & thirty-four great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Red Oak Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Ross & Rev. Robbie Gill officiating. Mrs. Lynch will lie in state one hour prior to funeral service at the Church.

Interment will follow in the Red Oak Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday evening 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Swain Funeral Home.

Active Pallbearers will be Dale Lynch, Aubrey Lynch, Ronald Lynch, Matt Rushing, Andy Newsome and Randy Newsome.

Honorary Pallbearers will be all friends in attendance.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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