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Edna Lynn

April 7, 1921 — June 8, 2017

Edna Jewel Sitze Lynn, 96, formerly of Paducah, KY, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Sayre
Christian Village in Lexington, KY.

Jewel was born in Lutesville, MO, to Edna and Isaac John Franklin Sitze on April 7, 1921.

She married Robert Kenneth Lynn on July 27, 1943, right before Kenneth left for Germany with the U.S.
Army Band, to join the fight in WWII. Jewel and Kenneth spent the years after the war teaching in
Paducah. Jewel was a high school English teacher before ending her career as a first grade teacher at
McNabb Elementary in Paducah. Also, she sang in the choir, and she and Kenneth served as UMYF
leaders for many years at Broadway United Methodist Church.

Jewel's emphasis on proper grammar was instilled in the five children she and Kenneth raised:
Bob Lynn, (Clare), of Bluebell, PA, John Lynn (Tancy), Sarah Reeves, (Scot), of Lexington, KY, Laura
Lynn, (Terry Mattingly), of Owensboro, KY, Lisa Puckett, (Gerry), of Murray, KY. She is also survived
by her grandchildren, Eric Lynn, (Jen), Thad Lynn, (Jen), Nicole Lynn, Michelle Lynn, Bobby Puckett,
Brian Puckett; her great grandchildren, Kathryn and Tory Lynn, Madison and Thomas Lynn; her niece,
Mary Sitze.

Jewel was preceded in death by Kenneth, her husband of 51 years; her brother, Paul Franklin Sitze; and
one niece.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home and
Cremation Services of Paducah, with Rev. Greg Waldrop officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn
Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 am Tuesday at the funeral home.

A "come-and-go" memorial gathering will also be held at Sayre Christian Village in Lexington, KY on
Friday, June 16, 2017, from 1:30-3:30 pm.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Alzheimer's Association, Greater
Kentucky Chapter, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a candle of remembrance at

Service Details

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 11:00am, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Interment Details

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

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