Maxine Brown Lindsey, 83, of Waverly, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at Waverly Christian Church in Waverly. Rev. Bill Koch will officiate. Burial will be in Waverly Cemetery. Organist Frances Hilbrenner will play "How Great Thou Art," "He Touched Me," "Now I Belong To Jesus," "Precious Lord Take My Hand" and "The Navy Anthem." Pallbearers will be Dwight Hilbrenner, Kevin Hilbrenner, Brad Hinz, Brenden Orea, Mark Schreiman and Don Wilson. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. A memorial has been established to the music department of Waverly Christian Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
She was born Jan. 25, 1924, in Waverly, the daughter of the late Edgar Eugene Brown and Marcella Fletcher Brown. She graduated Waverly High School in 1941. She studied voice at Missouri Valley College and then music at Central Methodist College. In 1944, she joined the U.S. Navy during WWII serving in the intelligence and communication areas. She received two citations for her service. She married Frank R. Lindsey in 1946 in Arlington, Va.; he preceded her in death on Feb. 5, 1993. She taught at the Waverly School System for two years before moving to California in 1954. She and her husband returned to Waverly in 1987. She was a member of Waverly Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority and Daughters of the American Revolution.
Surviving is one son, Richard R. Lindsey of the home.