Lucy Faye Rynders was born on Sept. 23, 1943 in Pensacola, Fla. to Eugene Sanders Forsyth and Minnie (Boyington) Forsyth. Lucy passed from this life surrounded by her family on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.
Lucy graduated from high school in Memphis, Tenn. in 1960. She married Franklin E. Rynders, her husband of 47 years, on Feb. 23, 1961 in Hot Springs, Ark. Lucy, with her husband, owned The Market Place grocery store in Denison, Texas for many years until retiring and moving to Tulsa, Okla. to be closer to family.
Lucy was preceded in death by her husband Frank in 2009. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Kami and Richard Hoar, and her granddaughter Elayne Hoar; her son Michael Rynders; her sister, Rose Ann Smith; and her brother, Eugene Sanders Forsyth Jr.
A private family memorial will be held.
The family requests memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, to Town & Country School, 8906 E. 34th St., Tulsa, OK 74145. http://www.TandCSchool.org.
Ninde Brookside Chapel, 918-742-5556, www.ninde.com.