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Barbara Joan LynnPassing: March 6, 2023


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Monday, March 13th @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, March 13th @ 11:00am-1:00pm


Liberty Baptist Cemetery

Monday, March 13th

MITCHELL – Barbara Joan Lynn, 71, passed away Monday, March 6, 2023, at her residence.

Born May 22, 1951, in Anderson, she was the daughter of Robert and Wilma (Gilsdorf) McPherson.  She married John R. Lynn on March 11, 1983, and he preceded her in death March 25, 2019.

Barbara worked as a unit coordinator at the Bloomington Hospital.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 250.  Barbara loved making things out of gourds, crafting, and woodworking.  She enjoyed riding horses.  Barbara was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Sharon Prince of Bedford, Raymond Lynn of Bedford, Troy (Zina) Lynn of Florida, Tracy (Julie) Craig of California, Marlo Hurt of Mitchell, Nicole Mills of Mitchell, Candy (Brian) Poston of South Carolina, and Polly (Barry) Roach of Bedford; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Diane Pruett of Bedford, Nancy McPherson of Paoli, Jim (Jo) McPherson of Paoli, William McPherson of Philippines, and Annette Byrd of Pennsylvania.

Her parents; husband; and sister, Connie Grubb, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Ron Plumer officiating.  Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Jordan Harris | BLOOMINGTON, IN
    Date: December 26, 2023
    Thanksgiving and Christmas will never be the same grandma. I love and miss you terribly.
  2. Guest: Tammy Lane | Bedford, IN
    Date: March 8, 2023
    Prayers to the family. Until we meet again.
  3. Guest: Bridget Roach | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: March 8, 2023
    I am sorry for your loss and will keep your family in thoughts and prays!
  4. Guest: Megan Kern | Williams
    Date: March 8, 2023
    I'm so sorry to hear this. What wonderful memories she leaves behind for so many. Always a strong woman followed by many prayers and love! Always!
  5. Guest: Missy "Terry" Bowman | Bedford, Ind.
    Date: March 7, 2023
    So sorry for your loss. She was always so nice to me. Prayers for the family πŸ’™
  6. Guest: Martha Evans | Covington La
    Date: March 7, 2023
    Sending prayers to the family at this sad time, God bless you allπŸ’”πŸ™