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“I love you so much grandma...i am so glad we got to see you one last time, i will always miss you <3 ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Julie Davis - Granite City, IL

“So sorry for your loss prayers to your family I worked with Betty at the hospital many fond memories and laughs with her ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: linda mcmurray - granite city, IL


Betty A. Lindsey, age 83, of Taylorville, IL, formerly of Granite City, IL, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Taylorville, IL. Betty was born on September 10, 1931 in Glen Carbon, IL, a daughter to the late John and Beatrice (Slemmer) Trebing. In October of 1947, Betty married Benton James Lindsey Sr., the love of her life in Glen Carbon, IL and he passed away on October 1, 1998. Betty had worked in the housekeeping department at St. Elizabeth Hospital for thirteen years, retiring in 1986. She enjoyed playing bingo, fishing and just being outdoors. Betty loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by two sons, Daryl and Donald Lindsey; sister, Leona Morris; brother, Kenneth Lindsey and one granddaughter, Allison. She is survived by her loving children, Benton "Jimmy" (Mary) Lindsey Jr. of Litchfield, IL, Gerald (Alice) Lindsey of Granite City, IL; two brothers, Ronald "Skipper" (Ethel) Trebing of St. Louis, MO, John (Marilyn) Trebing of Edwardsville, IL; ten grandchildren, Julie, Greg, Jamie, Erika, Lindsay, Kathy, Christopher, David, Jason and Brian; sixteen great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Timmy, Haley, Amy, Amanda, Gregory, Matthew, Sarah, Amber, Maranda, Austin, Isabella, Aaron, Thomas, Wanda and Michael; many great-great-grandchildren. No services will be held. Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL is entrusted with the arrangements.

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