Obituary of Lynda Jean Gunn

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Lynda Jean Gunn, 63 of Stockbridge passed away peacefully Thursday September 26, 2019 at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington. Lynda was born in Pittsfield on December 4, 1955, daughter of David L. Gunn Jr. and Velma (Preston) Gunn. Lynda posed for Norman Rockwell’s picture “A problem we all live with” when she was 8 years old.  She was a graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School class of 1973 where she was a cheerleader and played in the band. She loved and enjoyed the arts, especially Ballet in particular in which she danced herself. After high school Lynda proudly served her country with the U.S. Air Force where she assisted in the Medical Program and resided in Texas. While in Texas Lynda loved horses and even participated in rodeos as a calf roper. Lynda Gunn had an amazing personality, and a great sense of humor. She loved to laugh and was very close with her daughter whom she adored greatly. Lynda leaves behind her daughter, Arlyn Traylor and her boyfriend Jason Perez, Her Aunt Barbara, and her cousins Leslie and Jeannie from D.C. and Sissy from West Stockbridge.  Her younger cousin Joseph(son of Jeannie) and his children, Makai and Sadie, Her Uncle Wray Gunn Sr. and Aunt Cora Gunn. Cousins Wray (Puggie) Gunn Jr and his wife Laurie. Along with Wayne Gunn and his wife Louise Posnick. Lynda also leaves behind a slew of cousins and friends. She also leaves her best friend of 30 plus years Marjorie Miller of VA.. In addition to her parents Lynda was predeceased by her Uncle St. Claire Gunn, Aunt Dolores Gunn, Cousins Elaine and Clarence Gunn. And Chic Astore.

Calling Hours for Lynda Jean Gunn will be held at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230 on Tuesday October 15 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Condolences may be made through

2 Responses to Obituary of Lynda Jean Gunn

  1. So ver saddened to learn of your loved one, Lynda Jean’s passing. Since moving from the area at a young age I have always remembered her with joy. Praying for your hearts and peace.

  2. I am so sorry for your loss Arlyn.y thoughts and prayers with you and your family.

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