She was born in Ohio on Oct. 4, 1953, the daughter of Meryle and Catherine (Vallely) Buckner. She graduated from high school and married Charles Burgess Sept. 18, 1971. Lynn loved raising her family. She was a hard worker and enjoyed life. Lynn was talented at restoring vehicles, cooking, working jigsaw puzzles and playing euchre.
She was preceded in death by her parents Meryle and Catherine Buckner, husband Charles Burgess, two brothers Jim Buckner and David Buckner and a sister Jane Ann Burgess.
Lynn is survived by her sons Ed Burgess (Teresa), Brazil, Joseph Burgess (Stacey), Indianapolis, Michael Burgess (Catherine), Clay City, Charles Burgess, Terre Haute, David Burgess (Loretta), Terre Haute and Timmy Burgess (Vanamie), Terre Haute, grandchildren Damien, Shayna, Colton, Alexis, Cooper, Joshua, Leslie, Cassandra, Austin, Jake and Jayden, a brother William Buckner, Center Point, two sisters Patricia Micheli (Marc), Florida and Gerri Burskey (Leo), Terre Haute as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Lon Rector officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46278. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.