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Staff members of Lynch Funeral Service are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

Our Team

John Lynch

John Lynch

Owner-Operating Manager

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Phone: (903) 883-4383

John Lynch is a native to Hunt County. He graduated from Greenville High School, Fire Acadamy, and The Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. John and his wife, Jeni Lynch, founded Lynch Funeral Service in the year 2000. John and Jeni have two beautiful daughters, Jessica and Claire. 

After years of functioning as a team, lots of patience, and hard work, John and Jeni have enjoyed watching Lynch Funeral Service flourish into the spacious place it is today. 

Anthony Alvarado

Anthony Alvarado

Funeral Director

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Anthony was born in Mont Belvieu, Texas and graduated from Barbers Hill. After sometime in college and helping out at different funeral homes and cemeteries, he finally decided to pursue his degree in mortuary science, graduating from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service. Anthony has service many communities in Texas over the years, but is ready to finally put down roots with his family here in the area. He and his wife, Kristin Alvarado, have a 2 year old son named Ashton. When not working you can find Anthony spending quality time with his family , serving the community or out on the rugby pitch.

Jeremy Tubb

Jeremy Tubb

Funeral Personnel

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Jeremy was raised in Sulphur Springs and graduated from Sulphur Bluff High School in 1995. He attended college at Arizona State where he then entered the pharmaceutical industry. Jeremy assists with secretarial responsibilities along with helping with funerals. Jeremy enjoys hanging out with friends and family.

Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown

Office Manager Caddo Mills

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Charlie was raised in Preston, OK and graduated from Preston High School in 2009. She attended Cottey College and Rogers State where she then entered into the advertising, marketing and casino industry. Charlie is licensed to sell pre-arranged funeral plans along with monument sales. Charlie enjoys spending time with her two girls Gentry and Rhynn.

Colten Erwin

Colten Erwin

Grounds Keeper

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Colten was raised in Wolfe City, TX and graduated from Wolfe City High School in 2013. He attended Paris Junior College EMT Program. He then began volunteering for the fire department and owned his own mowing business. Colton specializes in the upkeep of Lynch Funeral Homes and Memorial Park along with cemetery grave work. Colton enjoys spending time with his newly wedded wife Kathryn.

Kathy Shirey

Kathy Shirey

Secretary

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Phone: (903) 883-4383

Kathy Shirey is the wife of Tom Shirey and mother of 8 children. Her family continues to grow as her children marry and bless her and her husband with grandchildren. Kathy is also John Lynch’s sister and has lived in the Greenville area most of her life. Kathy and John grew up in the Cash community where their parents and grandparents lived and owned several local businesses.

She became involved with Lynch Funeral Service when John asked her to assist him with the construction of his new facility on Highway 34 in regards to design and decoration. Several years later he purchased the funeral home in Caddo Mills and she assisted with the renovations to create another lovely facility. In 2011, she became one of the secretaries at the Caddo Mills location.

Kathy has been blessed to work with her brother and his wonderful staff as they care for families who are going through the grieving process.

Joan Lynch

Joan Lynch

Family Service Counselor

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (903) 883-4383

Joan Lynch is the Mother of John Lynch. She is a retired school teacher and is still very much involved with Children's ministries. She teaches Sunday school and has an Awanas class. In her extra time, Joan loves helping out at Lynch Funeral Service and comforting families as they go through difficult times.

Questions? Call us (903) 883-4383