Hester Lynch

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Hester V. Lynch, 79, of Fresno, Calif., died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fresno.

She was born July 8, 1925, in Jackson, daughter of James and Laura Bollinger. She and Don Lynch were married Nov. 3, 1945, in Los Angeles, Calif.

Lynch was a 1942 graduate of Jackson High School, and attended Cape Business College. She had worked at International Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau, moved to California in 1944 and worked at the Naval Base in Port Chicago.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Gary Lynch of Simi Valley, Calif.; three daughters, Diane Tayrien of Yuma, Ariz., Donna Blohm and Mary Swarts of Clovis, Calif.; a sister, Bernice Haynes of Jackson; a brother, James Bollinger of Marquand, Mo.; eight granddaughters; and two great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Newman Center in Fresno.

Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.