Mary F. Sinnett, age 74 of Linn, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.
Mary was born March 4, 1937, in Oakvale, MS, a daughter to the late Eugene and Alabama (Lambert) Letchworth.
On September 20, 1957, she was united in marriage to John Wayne Sinnett in Jefferson City.
He preceded her in death on February 19, 2005.
Mary, along with her late husband John, owned and operated the County Inn Restaurant in Apache Flats for several years before moving to Linn. In 1984, they opened Linn Pizza and Video which they operated until their retirement in 2002. Mary also owned and operated S & S Gifts in Linn.
While owners of Linn Pizza and Video, Mary and John were always very active and involved in supporting Linn R-2 school athletics and music projects. Their generosity will long be remembered by the students and faculty of the Linn Schools.
Mary was a long time board member for OCSS. She enjoyed quilting, crafts, traveling and loved to play Texas Hold'em.
Mary is survived by: two sons, Thomas E. Sinnett of Linn and Travis L. Sinnett of Jefferson City; one daughter, Karon Sinnett of Jefferson City; one granddaughter; one great grandson; one brother, Travis Letchworth and his wife Kay of Fernley, NV, as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: three brothers, Joseph, Estes, and Monroe Letchworth; and two sisters, Velma Kelpe and Laverne Steen.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association.