Martha Jane Cothern Lynch, age 70, of Baxley passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Pavilion at Appling Healthcare after an extended illness. She was born in Alma, Georgia on April 10, 1947 to the late James Willie Cothern and Myrtie Lois McDonald. Two brothers J. W. Cothern and James Cothern preceded her in death. She was a member of Alma Church of God.

Mrs. Lynch is survived by her husband, James O. Lynch, Jr. of Baxley, three children, Jennifer Robertson (Bryan) of Monroe, GA., Rodney Lynch (Michelle) of Covington, GA. and Jeffery Lynch (Lindsay) of Sebring, FL., two sister-in-laws, Dorothy Cothern of Jacksonville, FL. and Grace Cothern of Alma, GA., ten grandchildren, David Digh, Jr., Noah Digh, Russell Lynch, Bryce Lynch, Joseph Cloer, Connor Robertson, Daniel Lynch, Nicholas Lynch, Taylor Robertson and Dylan Robertson, and her mother-in-law, Rita Lynch of Baxley.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 23rd at 4:00 PM from the chapel of Crosby Funeral Home with Rev. Hulet Smith and Rev. Jimmy Cothren officiating. Interment will follow in Red Oak Church Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Reach of Alzheimer’s at ALZ.Org/Donations

Active pallbearers will be; Bruce Cothern, Carl Cothern, Daivd Digh, Jr., Noah Digh, Russell Lynch, Daniel Lynch, Bryce Lynch and Connor Robertson. Honorary pallbearers will be; A-Hall Employee’s of the Pavilion at Appling Healthcare.

Crosby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.