Sally Dietz Lynn

November 14, 1915August 17, 2018

HICKORY—Sally Dietz Lynn, 102, of Hickory passed away peacefully at Trinity Ridge on Friday, August 17, 2018. Born Sally Louise Dietz in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late David and Louvenia Sigmon Dietz. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Malcolm Dow Lynn Sr.; 6 brothers, 4 sisters and granddaughter Anna L. Bethea. Sally was a 1934 graduate of Startown High School, and a lifelong member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Sally is survived by her daughters Barbara L. Bethea of Hickory and Janice L. Benson(Jerry) of Hickory; son Malcolm Dow Lynn Jr. (Kay) of Dallas, NC; five grandchildren, Charles J. Keever, Lester Lee Bethea III, Kimberly K. Eckenrod, Malcolm D. Lynn III, and Audrea Lynn Brown; 10 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 1:00pm to 2:45 pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The funeral will be Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 3:00pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Father Alex Viola and Vicar Brian Wachendorf officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1686 6th Street NE, Hickory, NC 28602 or Trinity Ridge 2140 Medical Park Drive, Hickory, NC 28602. Arrangements are with Hickory Funeral Home.


  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church
  • Trinity Ridge


  • VISITATION Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • FUNERAL SERVICE Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • BURIAL Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Sally Dietz Lynn

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jim dietz jr

August 22, 2018

will miss you aunt sally rest in peace

Christie Cunningham

August 19, 2018

Ms. Sally was a Beautiful woman. I enjoyed being her nurse at Trinity Ridge. She was always so sweet to me. I loved talking with her. She will be missed. I will hold her in my heart and memories. So sorry for your loss of this precious soul. Prayers of comfort to the family.