May 26, 2020

Rilla Lorene Lindsey, 89 of LaBelle, Mo., died May 20, 2020, in LaBelle Manor Care Center in LaBelle, MO.

She was born January 23, 1931, at Bethel, MO, the daughter of John Harve and Edith Mae Fuqua Spencer. She was united in marriage to Lillard Lee Lindsey on April 16, 1950, in Shelbina, MO, and he preceded her in death on October 20, 2004.
Lorene received her education at Bethel, MO, she was employed at LaBelle Manor for twenty-eight years in the kitchen, laundry and housekeeping departments. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Surviving are one daughter Debra (Neil) Lay of LaBelle, MO, grandchildren, Kimberly (Allen) Hatfield of Knox City, MO, and Jeffrey (Kristen) Lay of LaBelle, MO, great-grandchildren, Delana and Michael Hatfield Knox City, MO, and Kinley and Jackson Lay of LaBelle, MO, a sister-in-law, Darlene Dare of Plainville, IN and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Lindsey was also preceded by her parents, a daughter Cathy Ann Lindsey, a son Michael Lee Lindsey, Sisters, Ella Mae Myers, Jessie Pearl Jones and Mabel Nadean Dodd, two brothers William Carl and Benny Lee Spencer.

Graveside services were held May 23, 2020, in the Steffenville Cemetery. Reverend Paul Harvey officiated. Private visitation was held for the family at the Coder Funeral Chapel in La Belle, MO. Casket bearers: Scott Hoffman, Tom Schroder, Keith Whitlach, Kent Whitlach, Randy Scoggin and Todd Goodwin.

Memorials are suggested to the Steffenville Cemetery. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Home, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO, 63447.