Margaret Thomas Chatham Lynn, 105

Published 9:27 am Monday, May 10, 2021

Margaret Thomas Chatham Lynn

1916 – 2021

Margaret Thomas Chatham Lynn, age 105, of Harrodsburg, died May 6, 2021, at her residence from natural causes. She was born January 3, 1916 and was the daughter of the late Thomas Combs Chatham and Elizabeth Sharp Adams. She was the widow of the late Elmer Lee Lynn and is survived by three sons, David Thomas Lynn, Logan Adams Lynn (Lynne Warner), and Lee Chatham Lynn, all of Harrodsburg. Margaret has six grandchildren, Logan Adams Lynn, David Jaycee Lynn, Lee Ann (Brian) Mangum, Logan Jackson Lynn, Chatham Cleland Lynn, and the late Emma Katherine Lynn. She has 3 great grandchildren, Sawyer Grace Mangum, Samuel James Mangum, and Stella Austyn Mangum.

Margaret graduated from Harrodsburg High school in 1933 and started college in 1935. She was a 1939 graduate of Centre College, Danville, KY, with a degree in Education. She pursued a master degree from Miami University of Ohio. After teaching in Ohio, Margaret returned home and taught early education for the Burgin Independent School system. Margaret was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Harrodsburg. She has been an active member in her church for many years, enjoying circle meetings with her church family. Margaret has attended Centre College homecomings for nearly 80 years. In her earlier years, she enjoyed traveling, history, and genealogy, but more recently she enjoyed sitting on her porch watching the humming birds and admiring her beautiful flowers. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching videos of the U.S. National Parks. Margaret contributes her longevity to her faith.

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In addition to her husband and parents, Margaret was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Catherine Chatham and a granddaughter, Emma Katherine Lynn.

Funeral Services will be conducted by Rev. James Erwin, 1pm Monday, May 10, 2021 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel in Harrodsburg. Visitation will start at 11am leading up to the service. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.