Shirley Marie Skelton Lindsey

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   Shirley Marie Skelton Lindsey, age 73 of Bolivar, TN, departed this life December 10, 2019 at her home.

Funeral services were held December 13, 2019 at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Bolivar. Interment followed in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Bolivar.

   Shirley was born in Waynesboro, November 5, 1946 to the late James Samuel and Gusta Lamae Morgan Skelton. On December 20, 1964, she was united in marriage to Ronnie B. Lindsey, who survives. In 1967, the two made their home in Hardeman County.

   She was the Assistant Director of the First Baptist Church in Bolivar’s child care program for over 30 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bolivar.

   In addition to her husband, survivors include her daughter, Sheila Overton; son, Jason Lindsey; two sisters, Ruby Bradford and Barbara Smith; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and one more “on the way.” She also leaves her sister-in-law, Dean Stegall.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Cecil Skelton and John W. Skelton.

   Charitable contributions made in her memory may be sent to The Butterfly Foundation (www. butterflyfoundation.info/donate) or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org/donate).