Roberta Lindsey | 1916-2014

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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Roberta Lindsey

Roberta Lindsey, 97, of Rhome, died Monday, March 10, 2014, in Grapevine.

Funeral is 10 a.m. Friday, March 14, at Rhome Church of Christ with burial at Dido Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

Pallbearers are John Wilson, Gage Harris, Dustin Remillard, Adam Remillard, Ross Lindsey and Neil Foster.

Honorary pallbearers are Rob Lindsey and Lincoln Harris.

Roberta was born April 17, 1916, in Newark to Robert and Ora (Earp) Hudson. She married Max Lindsey Sr. in 1938, and they were married for 49 years until his death in 1987. She married Preston Drinkard in 1996, and they were married seven years until he died in 2003.

Roberta enjoyed fishing and was also an avid bowler who did not give up the sport until the age of 94. She was a member of the Rhome Church of Christ and is the granddaughter of one of Wise County’s earliest settlers, J.J. Hudson.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her daughters, Donna Von Bloch of Keller, Wanda Foster and husband, Richard, of Rhome, and Ann Draudt and husband, Doug, of Colleyville; sons Max Lindsey and wife, Beverly, of Rhome and Craig Lindsey and wife, Mona, of Colleyville; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Max Lindsey Sr. and Preston Drinkard; grandson Will Harris; and sisters Vesta Laster, Nell Huddleston and Sarah Wilson.

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