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Mr. Dewell L. Lindsey, 95, of Cave Spring, died Saturday evening, May 27, 2017, in a Rome hospital following a sudden illness.

Mr. Lindsey was born in Cherokee County, Alabama, a son of the late J. D. Lindsey and the late Annie Ruth Chapman Lindsey. He was a graduate of Cedar Bluff High School, and was a veteran of WWII, having served with the U. S. Navy.

Funeral services for Mr. Lindsey will be held Tues, May 30, 2017, at 6:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church of Cave Spring with Rev. Chris Johnson officiating; John House's Cave Spring Chapel directing. Private interment services will be held in the family lot of the Cave Spring Cemetery at a later date.

The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday afternoon from 4:00 P.M. until the funeral hour. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Cave Spring, P. O. Box 327, Cave Spring, Ga. 30124.

Mr. Lindsey is survived by one son, Tom Lindsey and by his step daughter, Mrs. Victoria Stanz (Billy Wayne) Abernathy, all of Cave Spring; Five grand-children; Six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Earl Gene Lindsey of Central, S.C., and Gerald Lindsey of Rome; one sister, Mrs. Reba Mason of Centre, and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Mr. Lindsey was married to the former Martha K. Perry and was preceded in death by her on June 16, 2003. Besides his parents and his wife, Mr. Lindsey was also preceded in death by a son, John D. Lindsey and by two brothers, Wayne Lindsey and Shelton Lindsey.