Dorothy Lindsey

April 26, 1938 ~ April 13, 2021 (age 82)


Mrs. Dorothy Dismuke Lindsey, the daughter of the late Jack and Alice Dismuke, was born April 26, 1938 in Gadsden, Alabama.

Dorothy accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and united with the Galilee Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. E.W. Jarrett.

Dorothy was reared in Gadsden and educated in the Gadsden Public School System. She was a 1957 graduate of Carver High School. While attending Carver, she was active in school activities and was elected Miss Carver in 1956. She attended Gadsden State Community College and earned her nursing degree. She worked for 34 years at the McGuffey's Health Care Center until her retirement.

She was united in holy matrimony to the late Reste Lindsey on December 25, 1957. This union was blessed with eight beautiful children with three of them preceding her in death; Reste Lindsey, Jr., Denise Lindsey Gray, and Dale Lindsey. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Reste Lindsey; and her parents, Jack and Alice Dismuke.

She leaves to cherish her fond memories: her children, Cheryl (Benji) Lindsey Stewart, Linda (Daryl) Lindsey, Earnestine Lindsey, Jacqueline (Bobby) Lindsey, and David (Daphne) Lindsey; grandchildren, Erica (Perry) Gray Williams, Daryl Collins, Jr., Demetric Lindsey, Dazun Lindsey, Raekwon (Kat) Bufford Lindsey, Brianna Lindsey, and Ava Lindsey; great-granddaughter, Aleigh Lindsey; god-daughter, Felecia Morris; god-son, Keno Jackson; special brother, Henry Young; brother-in-law, Ray Lindsey; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Lindsey, Clara Lindsey Hoyt, Lila Lindsey, and Beatrice Lindsey; and a host of many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.


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April 21, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
House of Solace
901 Tuscaloosa Avenue
Gadsden, AL 35901

Funeral Service
April 22, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church
408 North 9th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901

Interment following funeral service
April 22, 2021

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
1051 Pulltight Road
Turkey Town, AL 35901

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