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Ms. Lyn (Smith) Kocincki
May 18, 1960 ~ September 27, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old
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Ms. Juanita “Lyn” Smith Kocincki, 63, of Chattanooga, TN went home to her Lord and Savior on September 27, 2023.
Lyn was born May 18, 1960 and grew up in Summerville and Trion, Georgia. Lyn graduated from Chattooga High School and then received her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and was an English teacher in the Chattanooga/North Georgia region.
She was an exceptional singer and accomplished pianist and musician. Lyn touched many lives and her piano students and families held a very special place in her heart.
She will be deeply missed by those who love her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Barbara Smith, her best friend Rob Lampert, and Christopher Neely, who was like a son to her.
Survivors include her daughters; Anna (Travis Miller) Kocincki and Kerri (Dino) Xoinis, both of Chattanooga, TN, and their father, Charles Kocincki; one sister; Susan Hopkins of Marietta, GA; four brothers; Ken (Mitzi) Smith of Marion, VA, Alan (Patty) Smith, Richie (Marie) Smith, and Jes (Stephanie) Smith, all of Trion, GA. She is survived by very special aunts, Geri Hughes, Brenda Veatch Haynes, and Charlotte (Michael) Hawkins and several close cousins. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. The true joy of her life were her four grandchildren, Bryson, Brooke, Jackson, and Everett.
Funeral services for Ms. Kocincki will take place at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 3 at Son Rise Community Church, in Summerville, GA. Interment will follow at West Hill Cemetery with Jackson Neely, Bryson Gowan, Quenten Hopkins, Travis Miller, and Dino Xoinis serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 12pm-2pm at the church.
Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.