(Leslie) Lynn Morris Lackey, 64, passed away November 3, 2012 at her home in Portland, Texas after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born April 23, 1948 in Sinton, Texas to Earl Morris and Ginie Carroll. Lynn was a bookkeeper and worked for 38 years at Tutt & Miller Insurance in Taft. She was a positive influence on many young women through her work as co-leader of Girl Scouts Troop #303. She is survived by her devoted husband of 44 years, James H. Lackey; a daughter Dundee (Lain) Lackey of Lewisville, TX, and a son Tyler (Shannon) Lackey of Portland, TX; sister Nancy (Kent) Fields of Fredricksburg, TX; brother Allen (Debbie) Morris of Portland, TX; cherished grandchildren Cierah Lee, Devin, and Caden lackey, and Fyona Wilkie; brother-in-law Larry (Karen) Lackey of Arlington, VA and sister-in-law Virginia Barr of Yoakum,TX; nephew Casey (Kristi) Morris, and his children Brooklyn and Axl of Portland, TX; nephew John Barr of Taft, TX; and numerous loving extended and adopted family members and friends whose support and love helped through her ordeal. She was preceded in death by her parents and her in-laws, H.H. (Pete) and Maudie Lee Lackey.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30pm, Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Taft with Pastor Chuck Smith and Larry Mayo officiating. There will be no graveside services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made online to caringbridge.org , a website which enabled Lynn to receive much appreciated support from loved ones during her extended illness, or to Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas at 202 East Madison Av., Harlingen, TX, 78550.
Tuesday, November 6th, 2012, 1:30pm, First Baptist Church of Taft