Blanche Lindsey

Obituary of Blanche Lindsey

Trixie Lindsey, 85, of Windsor, Missouri, died Friday evening, March 11, 2005, at her home, in Windsor. She was born September 17, 1919, in Bowen, Mo., the daughter of James Elijah Riggs and Ida Mae (Davis) Riggs. On February 15, 1941, in Calhoun, Mo., she married Ernest Leonard Lindsey, who preceded her in death April 15, 1989. Trixie was a Certified Nurses Aid and a Certified Medical Technician and had worked at the former Windsor's Resthaven Nursing Home and the Windsor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center for 36 years, before her retirement in 2001. She was a member of Grace Community Church, Windsor, and a former member of Calvary Baptist Church, Windsor, where she taught Sunday School for many years. Trixie was a "home body" and enjoyed working cross-word puzzles. Survivors include two daughters, Dixie Eberting and her husband Steve, Clinton, Mo.; April Wood and her husband Ernest, Windsor, Mo.; four grandchildren, Chad Eberting and his wife Jodie; Lindsay Powelson and her husband Andy; Janae Eberting; and Courtney Lamb and her husband Travis; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Trixie was preceded in death by a son, Michael Gene Lindsey; 3 brothers, William, James, and Harry Riggs; and a sister, Margaret Craig. Funeral services will be Monday, March 14, 2:00 p.m., at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Rev. Roger Sherman officiating. Laura M. Fetters, organist, will play prelude and postlude music. Recordings of "You Raise Me Up" by Josh Groban and "Say Goodnight Not Goodbye" by Mary Beth Chapman will be played. Casket bearers will be Chad Eberting, Andy Powelson, Travis Lamb, Andy West, Jimmy Riggs, and Ron Adams. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday afternoon at the funeral home. The family suggests contributions to the Grace Community Church, in care of the funeral home.
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