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Jimmie Mae Gilbreath Lindley Hudson (Beannie)

Jimmie Mae Gilbreath Lindley Hudson (Beannie) Went to be with her Lord and Savior June 14, 2014.

Jimmie Mae was born June 2, 1941 in Albertville, Ala. to James Ray Gilbreath and Flossie Mae Terrell.

She attended grade school in Albertville, Ala. and graduated from Kokomo High School in 1959. Jimmie Mae received her administrator's license in Ala., Tenn. and Ind. She was very well liked and respected in the nursing home field. She worked for several Health Care Facilities in Indiana. Her favorite missions were at the children facilities, Camelot Care Facility in Logansport, Indiana (7yrs) and Vernon manor in Wabash, Indiana (6yrs). When she retired after 34 years in the Health Care Field she volunteered with the Indiana Ombudsman program.

Jimmie Mae was Queen and Ambassador in the Red Hat Society. She started the Diamond Divas in June 2010. The Diamond Divas are official chapters in Health Care Facilities. Diamond Divas went worldwide in 2011. Her work with the Diamond Divas earned her wide recognition and Red Hat Society Queen of the month in Sept. 2012.

She had the same zeal for life in her work as she did in all her other endeavors.

She was also very active in TOPS (take off pounds sensibly). When she reached her weight goal she became a KOPS (keep off pounds sensibly). She received her 5yr. KOPS pin this year. They honored her by awarding her pin at home.

Jimmie Mae was also active in direct sales. Over the years she was involved with many Companies. She made many friends and earned many rewards. Starting with Avon in high school she went on to Tupperware, Sarah Coventry (jewelry), Contempo Fashions (jewelry) were she and her husband won trips to London England, Lia Sophia and finally back to Avon.

She also met with her high school friend's birthday club monthly.' She very seldom missed one of these meetings. She has kept close ties with all of her friends through the years.

She was an active and faithful member of Kossuth Street Baptist Church. She loved the Lord her God with all her mind, strength and heart and was a faithful disciple for our Lord letting God lead her way.

She leaves behind her husband Larry Hudson of Lafayette, a son Bryan Lindley of Lafayette, a stepdaughter Angela Sanders of Lafayette, two grandsons Jacob Lindley of Denver, Colo., and Nathan Sanders of El Paso Texas.

Celebration of life services will be at Kossuth Street Baptist Church July 26, 2014, Visiting will be from 10:00 to 11:00. Service will be at 11:00. Lunch will be served afterward. (please RSVP for the luncheon at We will have an open mic during the meal for anyone who wishes to share remembrances. As we hear stories about Jimmie Mae we realize that there is so much more to her than we knew. We would like for you to write down something for us to reflect on later. Thank you.

In lieu of flowers, please send seeds of hope to . In loving memory of.

Published in the Journal & Courier on June 22, 2014
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