Lynn grew up in the small West Texas farming community of Lamesa. She was the first person to twice win the coveted National Banjo Championship in Winfield Kansas and is a three time IBMA female vocalist of the year. She is also a seven time traditional female vocalist of the year with SPBGMA. Lynn makes her home in Winchester VA and is married to award winning bassist Marshall Wilborn. She is also an artist and is active in national animal rights organizations.