Barbara Jean Lindley, 82 of Macon, MO and Atlanta passed away Thursday night, May 9 at University Hospital in Columbia.
Barbara was born on July 27, 1930 in Atlanta, the only child of Raymond and Leota (Doggett) Long. On May 12, 1951 at Kirksville, she was united in marriage to Adrain L. Lindley, who preceded her in death on November 24, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include 2 daughters and sons-in-law: Carol & Mike Moehle of Moberly; Debbie & Randy Hays of Macon; 3 grandchildren: Josh & Lisa Moehle of St. Louis; Jenna & Mike Wright of Sedalia; and Bryce & Becky Hays of Lake of the Ozarks; 5 great-grandchildren: Brendan & Natalie Moehle, Samuel & Madelyn Wright and Landon Hays; cousins, other relatives and friends.
Barbara had lived all of her life in Macon County having resided in Atlanta and Macon. She was a 1948 graduate of the Atlanta High School. Barbara loved reading her Bible, working outdoors in her flowers and mowing her lawn. She was a member of the Silver-Haired Ladies Club and of the Atlanta Christian Church.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12 at the Elliott Funeral Home in Atlanta with Brother Ken Mantle officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery, east of Atlanta.
Memorials in memory of Barbara are suggested to the Mt. Tabor Cemetery Association and may be left at or mailed to Elliott Funeral Home, P.O. Box 392, Atlanta, MO 63530.