Helen "Jean" Lynam

Helen "Jean" Lynam

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Visitation will be held in the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel of Forever Memories Funeral Services on Friday, June 9, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The family will meet with visitors from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Dwight Mission Cemetery, with Pastor James Bond officiating.

Helen “Jean” Gelene Lynam, 70, of Stroud, Oklahoma, passed away on June 04, 2023, in Stroud, Oklahoma. Helen was born in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, to George Morton and Mattie Elizabeth Morton (Fields) on November 17, 1952. She proudly graduated from Vian high school in 1971 and received her bachelor’s degree in education at Northeastern State University. Teaching was her passion for over 28 years. After retiring for a few years, she returned to help elders and students of the Sac and Fox Nation, where she would retire once again.

On May 22, 1978, she married the love of her life, Danniel Ray Lynam; it was a wonderful 45 years. She loved spending time with her family, time with just her grandkids, and a good book, but most of all, her absolute greatest joy were her grandchildren.

Helen is survived by her spouse; her children, Angela and Jason Williams of Depew, Oklahoma; Brandon and Treasure Lynam of Stroud, Oklahoma; and Jenni and Jonathan Cannon of Williamsburg, Virginia; her siblings, George Morton of Marble City, Oklahoma, Kathy and Burrell Matlock of Roland, Oklahoma, and Joe and Sibyl Morton of Muldrow, Oklahoma; Her grandchildren; Tyler, Chris, Abi, Eric, Kinzie, Cade, Asher, Sophie, Beckam and Trey; and her great-grandchildren; Addilyn, Ryon, and Cutter.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Robert Morton, and her granddaughters, Ashton Williams and Lottie Lynam.

Visitation will be held in the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel of Forever Memories Funeral Services on Friday, June 9, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The family will meet with visitors from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Dwight Mission Cemetery, with Pastor James Bond officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Services of Sallisaw, Oklahoma.

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7 Responses

  1. Helen was a wonderful person and a dear lifelong friend. Although we didn’t get to spend much time together, we enjoyed our group texts with dear friends from the class of 1971!! She will be dearly missed.

  2. Jean was my children’s teacher. I enjoyed visiting with her the last few years at our granddaughters softball games. Rest in peace dear Lady.

  3. I didn’t know Jean very well, but I knew in an instance she was a good lady! Family oriented and very kind. Rip Jean.

  4. She was so kind, one of my favorite teachers from Davenport School, she will be missed. Prayers for family and loved ones.

  5. She taught my children as well and was always so kind and loving. She smiled and the room lit up.

  6. Jean was a good friend and I thought a lot of her. We both worked at Davenport schools for quite a few years. My condolences to her family. ❤️

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