Lynn Sarah Russell

Lynn Sarah (Schaffner) Russell
February 15, 1961 – February 10, 2013

Lynn Sara Russell, 51, formerly of Bryan, passed away in her home in Mabank, Texas. A private graveside service will be held for the family. Service arrangements are in the care Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.

Lynn was born to Joseph Schaffner and Lois (Pratt) Schaffner in Bloomington, Indiana. She graduate high school and attended college. Lynn had a passion for caring and loving for her pets.

Lynn is survived by her parents Joseph and Lois Schaffner; her sisters and brothers-in-laws Susan Benditz and husband Dale, Rachelle Giddens and husband James; her nephews Preston Benditz, Nicholas Benditz, and Joseph Giddens; her nieces Kate Benditz and Jillian Giddens; and other relatives.


  1. Very sorry for your loss. I remember Lynn as a young happy girl. Sending a lot of love to my Lazy Lane family.

  2. She was the most beautiful red-head in Bryan High. Lynn was my neighbor and friend. She will be truly missed.

  3. She was the most beautiful red-head in Bryan High. Lynn was my neighbor and friend. She will be truly missed.

  4. Words cannot express my heartfelt sorrow for your loss. Lynn was a beautiful, free-spirited person. I know you will miss her!! My deepest sympathies to each of you.

  5. I have always considered Lynn one of my two best friends in school. She had a way of recognizing beauty in nature, fostered by the wonders of the insect specimens at her dad’s dept. at ATM, perhaps. I am sorry for your loss and am grieving with you all.

  6. We did not know Lynn well but remember her as a kind person. We know you will miss her greatly. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.

  7. We want to send our condolences Uncle Joe and Aunt Lois and let you know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.I wish I could have been around all my red headed cousins more,but everyone lives so far away from each other.I remember the ’89 reunion was so good and most everyone was there,brother Jim and I had a good visit with everyone.We’re so sorry to hear of Lynn’s passing and know what you are going through us having the loss of Suana’s son Todd May 31st last year,love you guys,John & Suana


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