A Zanesville native, Lynnell followed in her father's tradition and graduated from Zanesville High School. A member of the Alpha Phi Sorority, Lynnell attended and graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Lynnell currently is an actve member in The Zanesville Rotary Club and is the club's past secretary and Young Rotarian of the Year. Lynnell has served for the Heart of Ohio Girl Scout Council and the Genesis Health Care System Advisory Board. Currently Lynnell is active in the networking group, Professional Connections. Lynnell is busy with two active sons, Elliott and Rex.