Amanda Mae Lindsey
Amanda Mae Lindsey
  • October 14, 1922 - March 10, 2017
  • San Antonio, Texas

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Amanda Mae (Johnson) Lindsey, was born October 14th 1922 to Andrew and Mary Etta Johnson in Colorado City Tx. She was the 2nd of 3 children. Mandy, as she is best known spent most of childhood in this small west texas town. November 16th of 1940, she married the love of her life Williams Lindsey Jr. to this union 4 children were born; Etta, Charles, Lucy, Doris, also sharing her motherly love with James Perry and Vanessa.
At an early age Amanda accepted Christ, a lifelong member of the Payne Chapel CME Church, where she served the Lord with gladness, working hard to keep the church doors open she would do all that she could by collecting class dues every week and giving most of herself for others by calling old friends, talking them to do errands, assuring them that they had not been forgotten. Family meant the world to her just by entering the front door the walls of her living room displayed every picture ever given to her, some of the fondest memories were made setting around her kitchen table, gathering out on her front porch, or relaxing in the iron chairs on the east side of her home. Mandy worked in various houses such as the Cox's, Strains, and Brookovers, just to give her children a little extra. Indeed God came first in her life, every morning you could find her setting in her recliner reading the Bible or the Guide Post, ending the day in prayer.
Amanda was proceeded in death by her parents and her husband of 48 years William Lindsey Jr., one daughter and son in law Etta and Billy Smith, one sister: Charlie Mae, two brothers John Lee and Louie Johnson.
Amanda leaves to cherish her memory her children: Charles (Liz) Lindsey of San Antonio, Lucy Drake of Moreno Valley California, Doris (Reggie) Jackson of Murphy, James Perry Thompson of Midland, and Vanessa Smith ( a granddaughter she raised) of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, one brother Ivy C. Johnson of Glen Pool Oklahoma, 18 grand, 26 great, and 9 great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
A funeral service for Mandy will be held in the Kiker Seale Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 18th at 11 am with the burial to follow in the Mitchell County Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 pm Friday night March 17, 2017.
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