Services for Nina Ruth Lynch, 94, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Trinity Baptist Church, Dr. Rusty Fuller and the Rev. David Gray are officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lynch died Saturday, July 6, 2013, at a local hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1918, at Steedman to James Wesley and Manda Maude Davis Edwards. She was educated by her many life experiences that included farming the bottoms of the North Canadian River valley, traveling the Mother Road and working in wartime industry, surviving depressions and Dust Bowls.
She married Johnnie Lynch on Sept. 22, 1935. He died July 3, 1978. Mrs. Lynch worked retail jobs in Ada, including Woolsworth, McClures Bakery and TG & Y from its opening day until her retirement in 1981. She was a longtime active member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Joel Lynch and his wife, Leona, of Fritch, Texas, and Kevin Lynch and his wife, Debbie, of Ada; her grandchildren, Darla Jameson, Fritch, Texas, Kyle Lynch, Canadian, Texas, Cory Lynch, Panhandle, Texas, Shane Lynch, Ada, and Ryne Lynch, Ada; her great-grandchildren, Shelby and Logan Jameson, Fritch, Texas, Tyler and Matthew Lynch, Canadian, Texas, Kaden and Colter Lynch, Panhandle, Texas, Bayler Black and Tate Lynch of Ada.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters, Marstela Edwards, Elva Selby and Jean Smalling; and brothers, William Edwards and Jimmy Edwards.
Bearers are her grandsons and great-grandsons.
Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.
Criswell Funeral Home, Ada