Lynda Ann Tyre Childress was born Oct. 5, 1945 in Texas City, Texas and passed away Jan. 20, 2013. She was a long-time resident of Dixie Inn.
Lynda was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey Childress; mother, Mattie Sue Martin; and granddaughter, Shea Lynn Studdard.
She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Williams and husband, Kevin of Dubberly; Terri Hortman of Cotton Valley; stepdaughter, Tammy Catlin of Springhill; stepson, Danny Childress of Shreveport; two sisters, Martha Hortman and husband, Rod of Couchwood and Patricia Dykes and husband, Leroy of Cotton Valley; one brother, William Tyre of Santa Clara, California; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, January 29 at 1 p.m. at the Bethlehem Cemetery in Claiborne Parish off Germantown Road. Officiating will be Rev. Jim Kennedy of Pleasant Valley Methodist Church, Minden.
In loving memory of our mother, who will be in our hearts and thoughts every day: Mama, this is not goodbye, for we will see you again. We love you and you will be very missed. This old world is only for a short time, but our souls will be together forever. Our love is so strong, our hearts need help to carry on. We love you, Mama.