Merle “Pansy” Dorsey Lynn

Merle “Pansy” Dorsey Lynn

Merle “Pansy” Dorsey Lynn, 88, of Brunswick, Georgia passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020, at the Senior Care Center in Brunswick, Georgia.

A native of Patterson, Georgia, Pansy had spent most of her life in Darien, Georgia. Born October 13, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Frank Dorsey and the late Gussie Manning Dorsey. Pansy was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Darien, Georgia. She sang in the church choir and was also a substitute Sunday school teacher at Northside Baptist. In her spare time, Pansy enjoyed singing and growing flowers.

In addition to her parents, Pansy was preceded in death by two brothers, James Dorsey, and her twin brother, Bury Dorsey; her three sisters, Bertha “Buck” Tabbott, Ethel Ryals and Ophelia Wiggins.

Pansy is survived by her daughter, Joan Haynes of Jacksonville, FL; two grandsons, Walter Haynes and wife, Stephanie, of Jacksonville Beach, FL, and Scott Haynes and BJ of Townsend, GA; her great-grandchildren, Chris Hand, Samantha Finegan, Chaselyn Phillips and Emmi Haynes; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and other family members.

A gathering is to be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home 3321 Glynn Avenue in Brunswick, Georgia.

A graveside inurnment is to be held 11 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2020, at Whispering Pines Cemetery, with Reverend Wesly Deverger officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home and Oglethorpe Crematorium in Brunswick, Georgia.