CARBONDALE – JoAnn Lindsey, 85, of Carbondale, passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at The Landings at Reed Station Crossing.
JoAnn was born November 14, 1934 to Ralph Ray and Nora (Kenner) Melville in Ava. She married James “Trigger” Lindsey on December 30, 1960 in Carbondale. He preceded her in death on April 4, 2011.
JoAnn worked as an executive secretary for Prairie Farms and Stevenson Arms for many years. She was a longtime active member of University Baptist Church in Carbondale. She was also a member of the Red Hat Ladies of Carbondale, delivered Meals on Wheels in Jackson County and volunteered at the Pink Geranium at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
JoAnn is survived by her son, James Trigger Lindsey of Carbondale; three sisters, Vivian Melville McCrary of Steeleville, Karen Melville Ramsey of Port St. Lucie, FL and Judy Melville Rieckenberg of Willisville; son-in-law, Tim Moorehead; grandchildren, Lucas and Daniel Moorehead and Noah Trigger Lindsey; and many nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Julia Melville; husband; daughter, Tina Ann Moorehead; infant brother, brother, Charles Melville; and three sisters, June Howard, Marie Tanner, and Neola Blair.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at University Baptist Church in Carbondale with Rev. John Annable officiating. Burial will follow in Boskydell Cemetery in Carbondale. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the church. Due to COVID-19 face masks and social distancing are required. A video after the service will be available on the funeral home website (www.meredithfh.com).
Memorials may be made to University Baptist Church.
Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale assisted the family with arrangements. To leave a story or memory please visit, www.meredithfh.com.