Faye Jackson Lynam
Faye Jackson Lynam
  • September 25, 1934 - February 21, 2017
  • North Carolina

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Mrs. Faye Jackson Lynam, 84, of Greensboro, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

A committal service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017 at Westminster Gardens, 3601 Whitehurst Road, Greensboro. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday at Grace Community Church, 643 W. Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC, with Pastor Bill Goans officiating and a reception will follow in the Eagle's Nest. The family will receive friends for visitation from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 23, at Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home N. Elm St., Greensboro, NC.

Mrs. Lynam was born in Northampton County, NC, however, she spent most of her childhood in Wake Forest, NC. She was a graduate of Wake Forest High School and continued her education at Wake Forest College, receiving a B.A. in Sociology with an emphasis in education. Mrs. Lynam enjoyed a teaching career of over 25 years, mostly with Guilford County middle schools. She had many beloved students.

Faye loved her family and married her childhood sweetheart, Charles Alan Lynam, also a native of Wake Forest, in 1953. She traveled with him throughout Europe and the United States as Charles pursued training for his music career as a voice performer and university professor. Most of their marriage of nearly 60 years, they lived in Greensboro, NC.

Mrs. Lynam was preceded in death by her husband; Charles Alan Lynam, parents; Roger Ray Jackson and Amanda Kathalene Jackson, brother Roger Ray Jackson, Jr., and wife, Alma Jackson, and brothers-in-law Clarence Lane, Bud Janke, and Ted Tyler.

Mrs. Lynam is survived by her son, Steven Alan Lynam and wife, Paula Stewart Lynam; daughter Carol Lynam Koontz and husband, Bryan Lee Koontz; sisters, Joyce Jackson Janke, Kathryn Jackson Tyler, Rachael Jackson Brandon and husband Dr. Allen Brandon; grandchildren, Annelise Lynam Cheng and husband, Dr. Jack Cheng, Stewart Charles (Chad) Lynam and wife, Rachel, and Meredith Renee Koontz, David Thomas Koontz and wife Jennah; and great grandsons, Beauden Allen Cheng, and William Steven Lynam.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her home church, Grace Community Church, 643 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro, NC 27403.