Cynthia Lynn House, a tireless supporter for justice and life long resident of Jacksonville, Florida passed away unexpectedly on August 16, 2020 at the age of 58.
She achieved her dream of graduating from Florida State University, with a degree in Social Sciences and a minor in religious studies.
Cynthia spent her life defending animal rights. She found a love for all animals, but shared a special connection with her horse Shocko, and her beloved dog Leah. She volunteered for the Humane Society of Jacksonville where she led a spay and neuter movement in the area she lived as well as worked to find homes for stray animals all over Jacksonville. She had a beautiful heart for animals and for people. Armed with her degree and an insatiable thirst for justice, she interned at the famed Innocence Project in Tallahassee, Florida where she fought to free people from wrongful incarceration.
She loved her family with a fierce sense of loyalty, and enjoyed spending time with her children, and grandchildren. She inherited a love for gardening from her father, she was never far from her flowers in all arrays of colors and sizes. She enjoyed sewing, and crocheting. She loved her grandparents, Jim and Faye Bain and through their love of Christ she, at a very early age, developed a love for our Heavenly Father that followed her through her life. She enjoyed reading the bible, and she was a gifted writer.
Cynthia is survived by, her children, Michelle Iranpour, James Bradley Smith, and Lauren Marie Farmer, her grandchildren, Hunter David, Jaxson Bradley, and Ryder Bain Winningham, and Mia Michelle Smith, her four sisters and their respective partners, Lisa and Tony Evangelista, Jennifer and Dirk Bass, Donna House, and Tabitha House, as well as her mother, Barbara Bain Doyle. She also leaves behind five cats whom she loved dearly. She was predeceased by her husband, Ned Lee.
Peeples Family Funeral Home is serving the House Family.