BURN, Lynn Langworthy
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Lynn Burn, age 98, passed away on January 8, 2014 at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain Hospice after a brief illness. She was a much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Lynn was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania on October 20, 1915 to Lowell Sanford Langworthy and Lizabeth Luttrel Langworthy. She was the oldest of four children. She married Edward Reyer Burn in 1938, and the family subsequently had three children, Thomas Edward Burn, Juliet Lynn Burn and Bruce Harwell Burn. In 1952 the family moved to Marietta where her husband worked as an aeronautical engineer at Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. She has, in addition to her three children, eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She has been very proud of and devoted to all of them. Her beloved husband Ed preceded Lynn in death in 1997 after almost 60 years of marriage. She subsequently moved to Atherton Place where she has lived for the past 15 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Marietta, where she worked as an assistant secretary for several years. She was a long term volunteer with the American Red Cross and at Kennestone Hospital. She was active in the PTA. After high school Lynn was assistant librarian at the Carnegie Library in Bradford, then worked for an interior design firm. She was an avid reader, loved to talk politics, could beat all of her children at Scrabble and was a sports fan and bridge player. In her youth she loved to play tennis and garden. In addition to her children and their families, she is survived by her, sister Lucille Wilson of Alliance, Ohio and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 18th at the First Presbyterian Church, Marietta. Arrangements by Mayes Ward – Dobbins. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Atherton Place Library Fund, 111 Tower Road, Marietta, GA 30060.

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