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Lynn Boakes

October 8, 1957 — March 24, 2024


Mary "Lynn" Boakes, 66, of Clarksville, TN passed away on March 24, 2024.

Lynn was born on October 8, 1957 in Lakeland, FL to Paul and Mary Letts. Lynn was beautiful. A classic, timeless, kind of beauty with her bright green eyes, dark hair, and unique style. She lit up a room. She was spontaneous. She was warm and inviting. She was creative, talented, and intelligent. She had so many layers to her. One of the greatest titles Lynn held was Gram-mommy.

She is preceded in death by her son, Kyle Sumner. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, of 30 years, William Boakes, son, Robert (Tina) Shepard, daughter, Amy Shepard, and daughter of heart, Melissa (Jason) Hale, 4 siblings, grandchildren, Emily, Caleb, Isaiah, Ruby, Michal, Noah, Jeremiah, Della, Hudson, and Aubrey on the way, and 1 great grandchild, Ezekiel on the way.

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