Lynn Russell Gaut

Lynn Russell Gaut, 86, of Amarillo, TX passed away peacefully with family, March 12, 2020.

Lynn was born in Manchester, England to Mary and Charles Russell.  She became a dedicated homemaker and businesswoman.  She was the owner of the Piccadilly Shoppe in Wellington Square and then Western Plaza.  She was passionate about many things: her children, collecting and selling antiques, her faith, estate sales, Lake Tanglewood, trees, real estate, and the well-being of all children.

She gave generously of her time, opinions and resources to numerous civic, artistic and charitable organizations.  She was a wonderful and caring mother and grandmother who always supported her family.  Lynn was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, George, her sister Jean, and her husband Kenneth Gaut.

Lynn is survived by her daughter, Debbie Early and husband Jonathan, of Elizabethtown, PA; son, Barry Gaut and wife Kara; son, David Gaut; grandchildren, Reese, Thane, Ryan and Samantha, all of Amarillo; her sisters, Doreen and Beryl, of England; and several nieces and nephews.

Lynn was a loving, gentle, kind, thoughtful, dedicated person.  She always looked for the best in people and lived a truly blessed life.  She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Memorial services will be at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd., on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to be made to The Bridge – Children’s Advocacy Center.

10 Replies to “Lynn Russell Gaut”

  1. Sadly missed thinking about u all she made me laugh and cry wen my mum Jean passed away and made my visit to states fantastic will miss u and now ur with my mum x all my love to u all 🙏 Nicola

  2. Thank you so much for the kind words. Great memories of the kids growing up at St Andrews. Thane still mentions your fun class and loving attitude.

  3. Thank you so much for the kind words. Growing up on Calumet seems magical times. Such great and vivid memories. Hope Tim and Kimberly are doing well.
    Sincerely Barry

  4. Debbie and John,
    My brother and I grew up on same street as John,, condolences to you and your family for your loss.
    Armand Smith
    Peoria, Arizona

  5. Debby, Barre and David,
    What precious memories I treasure of the many times I visited with your mother as neighbors as we watched the children play together. She remained my dear friend whom I loved dearly and always enjoyed the times we had together through the years. I am saddened by her passing and extend our sincere condolences, love and prayers to her entire family. May God comfort strengthen and encourage you during these days of grieving.
    Trusting in our Lord Jesus Christ – Carl and Betty Jeans

  6. Guat Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Your Mom was a great lady and always fun to be around.
    Shannon and Rheshell Mccaleb

  7. To my aunty Lynn may you meet with our loved ones
    May you smile down on your children who are fine men you raised them up
    Forever your memory will be strong
    From your family in England xxx

  8. Surrounding you all with love and comfort. So many cherished memories we share. Will miss her sweet spirit.

  9. Love and prayers to the family from the UK family of Lynn, she was an inspirational woman who loved her family dearly ❤️

  10. Reese and Thane,
    This brings my sympathy to you and your family in the passing of your grandmother. May God’s comfort be yours and your memories
    be reminders of great love.
    Mrs. Snell, your St. Andrew’s science teacher

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