Ms. Carolyn Beckworth Lynn, 86, of Hazlehurst, died May 14 at Serenity Hospice Center in Dublin.
For the last two plus years, she has resided at Pineland Personal Care Home in Hazlehurst. Ms. Lynn was born Oct. 12, 1934, in Appling County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Allie Mae Taylor Beckworth; husband, Roger Lynn; mother-in-law, Hazel Lynn Harrell; her Beckworth brothers Thomas (Norma Jean), Langford (Carol), Richard, Earl, Carroll, Ralph Jr.; and sister Jean Beckworth Googe (Wade). She was retired from the Georgia Department of Labor, and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Hazlehurst (Friendship Class and Circle 3).
Survivors include children Frank B. Bragg Jr. (Cindy) and Melinda Ferrell (Danny); grandchildren Jennifer Bragg Rivers (Joshua), Lauren Bragg Dobbs (Jonathan), Danielle Ferrell Clements (Matt), and Joseph Ferrell (Anna); great-grandchildren Maddy Rivers, Joshua Rivers, Georgia Rivers, James Rivers, Lilly Dobbs Klein (John), Jonny Dobbs, Braxton Dobbs, Ella Dobbs, Finley Dobbs, Davis Dobbs, Brooklyn Ferrell, Emma Ferrell, Ty Ferrell, Miles Clements, and Isla Clements; sisters Ester Beckworth Underwood (Sherwin-deceased) and Merle Beckworth Brewer (James); and sisters-in-law Lucy Beckworth, Gwen Beckworth, and Cheryl Lynn; and many beautiful nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers included her nephews, Aaron Beckworth, Dennis Googe, Trevor Floyd, Landon Scott, Howard Scott, grandsons, Joseph Ferrell and Matt Clements. Honorary pallbearers included all of her family.
Services were held May 21 in the chapel of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home with her son, Frank Jr. giving a eulogy and the Rev. Jeffery Spell officiating. Interment followed in Hazlehurst City Cemetery.
Music was rendered by the Rev. Jeffery Spell and the congregation.
Carolyn loved her family, her friends, her church, and Jesus Christ. Carolyn’s smile and beauty radiated a room. She was fun-loving, and a people-person. Many times her last words of a conversation and remarks would include: “I love you, more.” She was so thankful for “forgiveness.”
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