Funeral services for the Rev. Herman Lindsey, 89, of Piedmont, will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Piedmont with the Rev. Michael Ingram officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
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Rev. Lindsey passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include one daughter, Diana Rogers (Jimmy) of Cedartown, Ga.; three grandchildren, Matt Rogers (Dani Ray) of Piedmont and Michael Lindsey (Heather) and Jeffery Lindsey, all of Rome, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Keagan Lindsey Rogers, McKinzie Hinson, McKayla Hinson and Morigan Hinson; one sister, Jeanette Shaw of Cedartown, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Rogers, Matt Rogers, Michael Lindsey, Jeffery Lindsey, Wayne Shaw and Ronnie Stinson.
Rev. Lindsey was a U.S. Navy veteran and was the recipient of an American Area Campaign Medal, an Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with two bronze stars, a Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars; a Good Conduct Medal and a World War II Victory Medal.
He was the pastor of many local churches, was a member of the First Baptist Church of Piedmont and was a loving father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Gowens Lindsey; a son, Steve Lindsey; and a daughter, Carolyn Lindsey Gaines.
The family request no flowers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Cemetery Fund.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Jan. 2, 2014