CHARLESTON - Owen Edward "Ed" Lindsey, 80, died at 6:05 p.m. July 30, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born May 1, 1923, in Arlington, Ky., son of the late William Elbert and Alma Mae Woodward Lindsey, he lived in Charleston since 1936 and was known as an avid fisherman and story teller. He was a salesman for the Cauble and Fields Grocery and Produce Wholesale Company for 40 years before retiring on May 1. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, VFW Post 4294 and lifetime member of the International Order of Odd Fellows, all of Charleston, and the New Madrid Eagles Lodge.
On April 16, 1946, he married Mary Magdalene Wilkerson, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Trudy and Carl Parker of Eagle Grove, Iowa; two sisters, Edith Lough of Bertrand Route One and Dorothy Morris of Sikeston; one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Emily Katherine and Lee Pullen of Charleston; one great-granddaughter, Lindsey Paige Pullen of Charleston; and one great-grandson, Ryan Lee Parker Pullen of Charleston.
One brother and one sister preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Gerald Collier, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.
Pallbearers will be: Harry Showmaker, Joe Johnson, Bill Brashers, Ben Whitehead, Billy Joe Wilkerson, Dick Hagedorn and Darwin Williams.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Dave Hodge, Charles Galan Williams, John Robeson, Pete Oliver, Mark Rowling and Elgin McMikle.