D. C. Lindley, 85, died Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Southern Baptist Church in Fritch with Rev. Paul Simpson of Claremore, OK, and Rev. Calvin Winters, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in â€śThe Garden of Serenityâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Mr. Lindley was born on July 26, 1925 in Abilene, and was an area resident for 61 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II and was the owner/operator of Fritch Feed and Garden. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church, the Golden Agers at the church, Senior Citizenâ€™s Sunshine Club, was a deacon for 50 years and a Baptist minister for 48 years. He loved gardening, building and woodworking and was a certified police officer for the State of Texas.
D.C. was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and one brother.
He is survived by his wife Polly Lindley of the home, son David Lindley and wife Kim of Fritch, two daughters, Davida Dane and husband Jackie of Amarillo and Armetha Shapley and husband Mike of Fritch, sister Eloise Wilson of Muleshoe, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family will be staying at 1064 Plains in Fritch.
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