Joy Linsday

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Surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, May15, 2018, Joy Ellen Patton Lindsay, took her heavenly flight, shedding her earthly robe to be with The Lord.

Born on May 27, 1925 to the late Allen and Margaret "Maggie" Alice Barber Patton, Joy grew up in York, SC and completed studies at Jefferson High School. The youngest of eight children, she was preceded in death by her seven siblings; Allen, James "Jim", Emanuel, Ira, Roseva, Margaret, and Jurine. She was also predeceased in death by two grandsons, Adrian Lindsay and Edward Dewitt Sadler III.

Joy was the devoted wife of the late James Lindsay Sr for 61 years and from that union came eight children. Their first born, Frances, died in infancy.

Left to cherish her memories and continue her legacy are: Her seven children; William Otis Lindsay (Mary) Puyallup, WA; Joy Ann Dawkins (Eugene) Charlotte, NC; Thomasina Sadler (Edward) Gastonia, NC; Gloria Lindsay Gastonia, NC; Ellinor Rhyne (George) Matthews, NC; James Lindsay, Jr (Dolly) Richmond, VA; and Lisa Moore (Raynard) Matthews, NC.; Twelve Grandchildren: Gaylen Lindsay, Nicole Lindsay, Kelli Sadler, April Sadler, Amy Rhyne, Daren Rhyne, Roderick Garvin (Akilah); Tiffany Brown (Christopher); Dr. Lindsay Moore, and Matthew Moore; Nine Great Grandchildren: Knechelle Lindsay, Ayanna Garvin, Kennedy Bell, Kameron Bell, Maya Grace Sadler, Edward Dewitt Sadler IV "Witt", Ruby Joy Garvin, Arynn Brown and Christian Brown; A special daughter, Doris Williams, a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends, along with her faithful dog, Daisy.

T he funeral service will be Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, Gastonia at 1:00 pm. The family will receive friends at the church Saturday from 12:30 until 1:00 pm. Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park. Costner Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements


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Published in Gaston Gazette on May 18, 2018