July 22, 1934 – January 4, 2019
On Friday, January 4, 2019, “Lyn” Linda Lou Burnett Roe, loving wife and mother of four children, passed away at the age of 84. Lyn was born on July 22, 1934 in Athens, TX to Halbert Burnett and Myrtie Stilwell Burnett. On July 6, 1954, she married “Larry” Lawrence Howard Roe. They raised one daughter Rebecca Ann Roe Fears and three sons, Dr. Lawrence Howard Roe Jr, Christopher Allen Roe and Stephen Michael Roe.
Lyn worked as a full time homemaker. She had a passion for her faith and love of Jesus. She served in her church in the choir and as a Sunday School teacher. She dearly loved her husband and family. There were many hobbies she enjoyed including scrapbooking, doll collecting, and painting ceramics.
Lyn was preceded in death by her parents, Halbert and Myrtie Burnett, and by her sister, Paula Burnett Burleson. She is survived by her husband Larry, their four children, Becky, Lance and wife Karen, Chris and wife Sara, and Stephen and wife Bethany, and her brother Richard Burnett and wife Lola.
Lyn was blessed with wonderful grandchildren: Dr. Rae Anne Dodds and husband Craig, “Lenny” Leonard Fears IV, Matthew Fears and wife Ngan, “Loren” Lawrence Roe III and wife Betsy, Bryan Roe and wife Angela with the first great grandchild Nora Lynn, Colin Roe, Vivian Ireifej, Frances Mekhail and wife Tess, Michael Roe, Andrew Roe and Jonathan Roe.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Lakeside Baptist Church on 1291 Old Kaufman Rd at 11 am. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Son Class at Lakeside Baptist.
- Memorial Service Thursday, January 10, 2019