July 1, 1939 ~ May 5, 2020
Born in: Tarboro, NC
Resided in: Arden, NC
Mrs. Lynda Crawford Wentz, 80, of Arden, died Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at her home of almost 47 years.
Lynda Jean was born in Tarboro, NC to the Late Rev. C.E. Crawford, Sr. and Eugenia Rollins Crawford. She married John R. Wentz, III in June of 1962 after completing degrees at Mars Hill College, Wake Forest University, and Appalachian State. She taught Latin and sponsored the Junior Classical League at T.C. Roberson High School for 34 years, beginning the year it opened in August of 1962. John and Lynda were married for 48 years until his death in November, 2010.
She is survived by her four children: Jean Wentz, Jackie Dettmar, John Wentz IV, and Jill Grouse; two sons-in-law Ed Dettmar and Greg Grouse; and six grandchildren: Sydney, Evan, Avery, Juliana, Aaron, and Meredith.
Services will be private.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Four Seasons Hospice online at www.fourseasonsfdn.org.