May 8, 1925 ~ October 3, 2012

Born in: Swain Co.,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Ada Stephenson Lindsay, 87, of Candler, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Garland P. Stephenson and Julia Wood Stephenson of Swain County. She was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Lindsay. Mrs. Lindsay was a member of Pole Creek Baptist Church. She always loved children, and taught Sunday School and VBS. She also babysat lots of children from the Candler community for 25 years. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Donald C. Lindsay; sons Tim and wife Marvelene and Keith and wife Crystal; step-children Jim Lindsay and Sharon Lindsay; grandchildren Tabitha Johnson and husband Dave, Cheyenne Jobe and husband Joshua, and Kellen Lindsay. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Thurman and the Rev. Steve Fox officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to the Children's Program at Pole Creek Baptist Church, 96 Snow Hill Church Rd., Candler, NC 28715.

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  1. Keith, Crystal, Kellen, Tim and family, We can truly sympathize with you having gone through the recent death of my mom. Nothing can be said to make it any easier. Just know we love you, are here for you and will keep you in our prayers. Love, Jennifer, Yogi, Kymber and Dustin Crowe.

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  2. Dear Uncle Donald & Family, So Sorry for your loss. May God keep you strong during this difficult time, and keep the good memories close to your heart. Love to you all,

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  3. Mr. Lindsay, Tim, Marvelene & Family,
    My heart goes out to you all. She was a very sweet lady that will be missed by all that knew her. During these times I always remember to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Blessings and Love

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  4. To the Lindsey family,
    Our prayers our with all of you during this time of loss. Ada was always a sweet and gracious lady. She will be missed by many.
    Our heartfelt condolences and blessing to all.

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  5. Dear Keith and Crystal, Your in our thoughts and prayers. During this time,may God Bless and keep you all. Crystal and I worked together in Rehab at the Mission. Sam & Diane Morgan

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  6. Don: sorry to read about your wife passing. Thanks for being a friend during those years at Enka. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  7. Don and Family,
    We are so sorry for your lost. We will be keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Ruth Masters
    Debbie and David Stone

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  8. I am so sorry for the loss of my grandfather’s wife. It’s a shame that my brother, my cousin, my father, nor I were mentioned. My father, Danny Lindsay – Donald’s eldest son – passed away in 2009.
    -Tara Lindsay Brummett

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  9. Dear Uncle Donald & Family, I am sorry to learn of the loss of Aunt Ada. May you find peace and comfort during this time. Love

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  10. To The Entire Lindsay Family: Mother and I were fortunate to see and talk with Don and Ada at Pisgah Manor, in her brief stay. She was, as always, kind and soft spoken. I am sorry for your loss, but know that Ada is no longer suffering, and is at rest with the Lord. Peace to you all, Connie

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  11. Dear Don, Keith, Crystal, and all of the family,
    We loved Ada and will miss her. She was a very loving and very loved person. Sorry we didn’t make it to the funeral, but we didn’t find out until it was too late. I know you will miss her.
    Gail and Lonnie

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