Frances Kirby Lynch, age 92, of Selma passed away on June 24, 2018 at her home. Born in Johnston County on July 12, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Sadie Jeffreys Kirby. Frances was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Ralph Kenneth Lynch. She was a devoted member of Thanksgiving Baptist Church, having joined and been baptized on September 28, 1952. She was always active in the adult choir until her health forced her to stop singing two years ago. Frances was also a master gardener, spending many hours tending to her plants, especially her roses.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 26, at 10:00 AM in the cemetery at Thanksgiving Baptist Church. The family will receive friends following the service.
Surviving are her brother-in-law, Ozzie Fields of Four Oaks; nephew Frank Fields; nieces Sara Moore, Carolyn Davis, Betty Whitley and Phyllis Underhill; and special friends Gloria Alvarez and Sherri Pearson.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Thanksgiving Baptist Church Adult Choir, 6701 NC 42 East, Selma, NC 27576.