OBITUARY

Lynn Stine

October 3, 1945March 19, 2021

Lynn Alexander Stine

Lynn Alexander Stine,75, died peacefully on Friday, March 19, at her home surrounded by family. The family will lay her to rest in a private graveside service at Henry Cemetery.

Lynn was born in Corinth to the late Dorothy Lee and Irl Thomas Alexander Sr,. She was in the graduating class of 1963 from Corinth High School. She married her fellow classmate and love of her life, Tommy Stine on August 6, 1963. She was a lifelong member of Waldron Street Christian Church, where she served as the church secretary for over 30 years. She sang in the church choir, taught Sunday School, and was a past president and member of the Pauline Missionary Society. She was a life member of Junior Auxiliary of Corinth, as well as, a lifetime member and past president of The Town and Country Garden Club of Corinth.

Lynn was a dedicated wife, mother and doting grandmother and loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed traveling with her husband Tommy to runs and races across the area. She took pleasure in cross stitching and word puzzles. She was an avid fan of the sport of tennis, taking great joy in watching her children compete and going on annual trips to the US Open with her daughter.

She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Tommy Stine; two children, Rebecca Stine of Oswego, IL and William Stine (Alice) of Olive Branch, MS; a grandchild, Trae Stine of Olive Branch, MS; one brother, Tommy Alexander of Corinth, MS; 5 nieces, Dawn Alexander of Roswell, GA, Deborah Baugus (Mike) of Corinth, MS, Dana Laurie (Matt) of Jacksonville, FL, Dyana Gates (Kenny) of Corinth, MS, and Tonya Patterson of Jackson, TN; and a host of grand-nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to: Waldron Street Christian Church Building Fund, 806 E Waldron St, Corinth, MS 38834 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialcorinth.com for the Stine family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.

Services

  • Private Family Service

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Leslie Stamatis

March 20, 2021

My favorite memory of Lynn was when I contacted her to help me carry out a surprise for her dear daughter, Rebecca. Rebecca is my BFF and back in 2001(?) she was moving from CA to IL and Lynn was in IL to help Rebecca with the transition. What I had not told Rebecca, despite talking to her all the time, was that I would soon be moving just two hours away! Lynn was at Rebecca's new apartment helping her get settled and when I came into town to go house hunting, I drove the two hours over to Chicago. Lynn was there at the apartment to let me in and then right before Rebecca was due home from work I went and hid in her bedroom. When she arrived home Lynn said "Go on back in your room and change clothes so we can go to dinner." And when she did... there I was! When Rebecca figured out what the deal was we were jumping around like two teenagers. And Lynn... was simply laughing at us! <3

Dotty Fortenberry

March 20, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. It is such a hard thing to deal with. I have such great memories of growing up with the Stines, mostly involving swimming at the pool or tennis, or school lunch at our round table. Lynn often took a load of us to tournaments. I only now appreciate how brave that was. She laughed about Rebecca and me chasing all over the Memphis Tennis Center to get a picture with Jimmy Conners, which I still have. Thanks so much for adding great memories to my childhood! Praying you will be buoyed up by the love of Jesus and great memories of Lynn.

Sharon Counce

March 20, 2021

Tommy,
Deepest sympathy to you and your family. Lynn was a lovely lady and a great encouragement to me. She seemed to know when something was bothering me and always had a kind, encouraging word .

Margaret Whitenton

March 20, 2021

Oh the fun things you will do !

Terry Taylor

March 20, 2021

Great lady that made a great couple! I will miss seeing her at the races. RIP.

Marla Beavers

March 19, 2021

Privileged to have met Lynn & Tommy several years ago while participating in local running events. Lynn was a loyal volunteer at The Butterfly Foundation 5K in our hometown and a faithful supporter of several other run events. So saddened to hear of her passing. Tommy and the family will be in our prayers.

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