Ms. Lynda Rowe Trent, 78, of Henderson, passed from this life on November 2, 2020, at UT Health in Tyler. She was born March 19, 1942, in Henderson and lived the majority of her life there. Lynda attended, and graduated from, Sam Houston State University and later became a published author, publishing over 50 books throughout her career. She was also a gifted artist and enjoyed crochet and knitting in her spare time. She possessed a great love for animals and was very charitable. Lynda also helped to establish Henderson Civic Theatre where she remained active for many, many years in a variety of roles that included writing several comedic melodramas that were performed each year at the Heritage Syrup Festival.

She was preceded in death by her parents, B.H. and Beth (Goodlett) Rowe.

Survivors include her children, Kim Moore Byrd and partner Jeff Fite of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and John Moore and wife Annette of Henderson; grandchildren, Audrey Byrd, Evan Byrd, Mason Moore, Erin Trent, Krista Trent, and Courtney Washington; very close friends, Ray and Linda Joyce Jones of Henderson; sister-in-law, Jerry Moore of Henderson; as well as a host of other family and many friends.

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