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 George E. Lindsey

George E. Lindsey

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Death 3 Nov 2012 (aged 96)
Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 100331843 · View Source
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George Ell Lindsey was born September 3, 1916 in Saltillo, TN, to Hurl David and Nancy Lindsey. He departed this earthly live on November 3, 2012.

At age three the family moved to Mounds, IL. He graduated from Douglas High School and took one year of Commercial Law. He also served as Superintendent of the St. Paul A.M.E. Sunday School. He served in the 1930's with the Civilian Conservation Corps--planting hundreds of trees throughout Missouri. On October 3, 1936 he and Amanda May Scott (deceased) were married. In 1943 they relocated to Muncie, IN. George worked at the Indiana Steel and Wire Mill for 36 years.

He joined Bethel A.M.E. Church and became an active member, singing in the choir, Steward and Trustee. He loved taking part in the Christmas plays. In 1982 he received a call to the ministry. After finishing his studies he was ordained an Elder in the A.M.E. Church by the Bishop Hubert Robinson at Gary, IN. He was appointed Pastor of the Modock, IN A.M.E. Church and served there several years. He later joined Paramount Community Church where the Rev. Charlotte Levi (deceased) was Pastor. Rev. Lindsey became the Assoc. Pastor. He preached 4th Sundays, serving faithfully until his health began to decline.

Preceding him in death, gd.daughter,Lynette Reed, gt.gd.daughter, Brittany Parks; gt.gt.gd.daughter, Tatyana Hamiliton, and niece, Anita Freeman.

Left to cherish his memory are daughters, Loretta McIntosh Lindsey and May Frances (Norman) Reed, Nashville, TN; sister, Margie Young of Louisville, KY; siblings preceding him in death, Herbert, Joe, Pauline Ridgeway, Elmer and Eura Marshall, Gd. children, William (Jama) McIntosh, Bonnita Parks, Veronica (Jerry) Johnson, Kokomo, IN, Attorney Norman L. (Stephanie) Reed, Indpls., IN, Timothy (Tina) Lindsey, St. Charles, MO, Larry Lindsey, Dayton, OH, Gt.gd children, Verretta (Rodney) Hamilton, Josh McIntosh, Ricaye Harris, S. Carolina, Rachel (Chris) Paul, N. Carolina, Jourdan Parks, Wm. McIntosh, Jr., Erica Malone, Selma and Daisha Lindsey, Dayton, OH; 3 gt.gd. children. Niece, Dr. Freda Merriweather, Louisville, KY; nephews, Ronnie and Quentin Ridgeway, Milwaukee, WI, Michael Scott. Other relatives, Mattie Scaife and family, Muncie, IN, Nebraska (Marie) Scott, Las Vegas, Robert Scott and Gloria Chester, South Bend, IN, and friends of the family.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Garden View Funeral Home with Rev. Leroy Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.


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  • Created by: Jane
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100331843
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George E. Lindsey (3 Sep 1916–3 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100331843, citing Gardens of Memory, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jane (contributor 47242360) .