Lynn Raoul Pendergrass was born to Raoul and Alene Pendergrass on August 16, 1939 in Coffeyville, KS, and passed away on May 4, 2011 at the age of 71 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma University. He played music for 30 years and retired from David Carter Assoc before moving to Richland Chambers Lake in 2001 where you could find him playing on Friday nights at the St. Elmo Corner Store. He is survived by wife Sharon Pendergrass, Sister Kay Demory and husband Bill or Ft. Smith, AK, Brother Marshall Pendergrass and wife Beckie of Montrose, CO. Children Trey Linyard and wife Elva of Dallas TX, Leah Fulgham of Tyler TX. Grandchildren Tyler Linyard, Dane Linyard, Madeline Linyard, Jacob Fulgham, and Rachel Fulgham. Nieces and Nephews Jay Demory, Jon Pendergrass, Cara Pendergrass, Tamera Sharp, and Brian Sharp. He will be missed by all.
Visitation will be held on Friday evening at Griffin – Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana from 6 – 8pm. Funeral services will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church in Corsicana on Saturday, May 7Th at 2pm with burial to follow at the St. Elmo Cemetery.