Mary Lynda Truluck, 67, died July 21, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Jefferson Ray Truluck, Sr. and Mary Willis Truluck. Lynda is survived by her sister, Lea Truluck Watson (Erwin), and brothers Paul Truluck, and Ray Truluck; nieces and nephews include Dr. Tyler Watson (Catie), Catherine Watson, Lynda Bonning (Chase), Paul Truluck, Jr., and Mary Truluck. In 1970 Lynda graduated from Wade Hampton High School in Greenville, SC, and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Winthrop College in 1974, a Master of Science degree from USC in 1977, and her Specialist of Education degree from Converse College in 1987. She taught in Greenville County, The SC School for the Deaf and Blind, and Spartanburg County District 7 where she retired from Houston Elementary School as the Principal after 33 years in education. Lynda impacted thousands with her passion for her students, teachers, and volunteer work. She loved being among her friends and family, whether at the lake, the beach or the mountains. Lynda was a faithful member of New Beginnings UMC for many years. She left a little light wherever she went and gave hope to many through her incredible faith and love.
Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at New Beginnings United Methodist Church, 210 Rainbow Lake Rd., Boiling Springs, SC with Reverend Terry Fleming officiating. Following the service, the family will receive friends in the Kidlink Building until 3:00 p.m. and then process to Woodlawn Memorial Park for the burial. The family appreciates those in attendance following the CDC recommendations on mask wearing and social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Cancer Association of Spartanburg, PO Box 1582, Spartanburg, SC 29304.
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Cancer Association of Spartanburg
PO Box 1582, Spartanburg SK 29304