Payten Jo Tynsky, 16, a beloved student at Decatur High School (Texas), went to be with her Lord Monday, Sept. 4.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Decatur.
Payten was born April 27, 2001, to Kyle Tynsky and Judee Pennington in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was a junior at Decatur High School, where she played junior varsity softball. She was also on the swim team and she was a member of AVID.
Left behind to cherish her memory are her parents, Kyle Tynsky (Cassidy) of Decatur, and Judee Pennington of Lyman; two sisters, Julianne and Jordyn Tynsky of Decatur; grandparents, Sharon Tynsky of Erie, Colorado, Larry Tynsky (Nancy) of Rock Springs, Terry and Joyce Jacobs of Kemmerer, and John and Jo Pennington of Porum, Oklahoma; and a host a friends.