Thelma LindseyFebruary 21, 1926 ~ May 17, 2017 (age 91)
Mrs. Theodosah "Thelma" (Trotter) Lindsey departed from this life at 9:15 a.m., on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Memorial Hospital at the age of 91 years. She was a resident of West Sample Street, South Bend, Indiana.
Thelma's life began on February 21, 1926 in Washington, Arkansas when she was born to the union of Levi and Ruby (Cheatheam) Trotter. She lived in South Bend since 1949 coming from Hope, Arkansas. In Hope, Arkansas, in 1942, she and Ermon Lindsey were married. He preceded her in death on December 7, 2002. Mrs. Lindsey's employment record includes Radio Furniture Mart; Esslinger Furniture Company; Joyce Novak; and 16 years as a Foster Grandparent for Real Services.
Mrs. Lindsey was a long-time member of Greater Friendship Baptist Church under Pastors: A.W. Williams and Dave Davis. She also was a member of Progressive Baptist Church, serving under Pastor Henry L. Giden [now deceased], and currently, Pastor Barry C. Spencer. She served on the Mothers Board; Missionary Board; and was a Deaconess.
A loving family is left to cherish her memory that includes one daughter, Marie Lindsey, South Bend, Indiana; grandchildren, Adrienne (James) Lee Ill, Loree (Quinn) Lindsey-Pack, Jeremiah Sams, Jennifer Lener Lindsey, and Asantae Lindsey; great-grandchildren, Alexicia Lee, Jalynn Lee, Peyten Pack, Quinn Pack, Alex Lindsey, Christopher (Alexis) Cooper, and Jeremiah; sisters: Ruth (Henry) McFadden, Texarkana, Texas, and Sandra Trotter, Kansas City, Missouri; brothers: Corman (Rosie) Trotter, Phoenix, Arizona, Steven Trotter and Ronald Trotter, Kansas City, Missouri, and James Charles (Roxanne) Trotter and Levi Trotter (Betty) Trotter Jr., South Bend, Indiana; along with other family and friends.