A graveside service for Lynda Allman, 80, of Bridgeport, Texas will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Albany Cemetery in Albany, Texas, officiated by Dr. Craig Erb of First Baptist Church in Bridgeport. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 5 from 6-8 pm, at Hudson & Torres Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Lynda passed away in Corinth, Texas Friday, November 1.
Lynda was born February 26, 1939 in Abilene, Texas to John Edward Lynch, Jr., and wife Florence Lucille (Hubert) Lynch.
She graduated from Albany High School in 1957, where Lynda and her high school sweetheart, Bobby Allman were active in school (she was a majorette, he was a football player). The couple married July 22, 1957 in Albany, Texas. During their 58 years of marriage, the couple produced two children, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Lynda attended Gail Business College in Abilene, Texas. The family moved to Odessa, Texas in 1958, where she was employed by Ector County ISD for 14 years before moving to Wise County in March of 1985.
She was a principal’s secretary at Bridgeport High School for 18 years before retiring. She also was an honorary member and past president of the Bridgeport Civic Club, a Doctor’s Hospital volunteer, and a member of the Bridgeport Garden Club.
Lynda was a member of First Baptist Church in Bridgeport, and a former member of First Presbyterian Church in Albany.
She was a loving mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Lynda was a master chef at making pies, cheese rolls and many other delectable dishes.
Her laughter was contagious, along with her smile. Her kindness was always there with an open heart, and if someone needed anything she would go out of her way to help, no matter who it was.
She is survived by son Mark Allman and wife Kathy of Corinth; daughter Sherri Allman of Dallas, Texas; brother Jack Lynch and wife Diane of Rowlett, Texas; grandchildren Jennifer Dehart and husband Chris of Odessa, Texas, and Matthew Allman of Corinth; great-grandchild Haylen Cave; niece Julie Ball and husband D.J., and their son Kaleb Ball, all of Wylie, Texas; cousin George Wragg and wife Nessie of Arlington, Texas; and numerous other family.
Lynda was preceded in death by husband Bobby Allman, parents John (Ed) and Florence Lynch, grandparents Leo and Bertha Hubert, and John (Jack) and Nell Lynch.