Vernon Monroe Lindsey, 94, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at his home in Lampasas, TX.
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 31, 2021, from 6-8 pm at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Sneed Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at Smith Cemetery in Kempner.
Vernon was born on July 29, 1926 to James Monroe and Annah Mae Bell Lindsey. He joined the Navy and was enlisted from October 6, 1944 and served until June 6, 1946 in World War II. Out of the Navy, Vernon went to work at a ranch in McCamey, TX and then to a boot and saddle shop in McCamey. After that Vernon went to Houston to work in the oil patch. Around 1957-58 after he married his wife Loretta he worked at Pop Tittle's Station. After that Vernon worked at Lookout Bluff Ranch and then onto the Goodrich Ranch as Foreman from 1961-62. It was after that, that Vernon got started in the construction business where he was a blade operator until he retired.
Vernon married Loretta Tittle Jones in 1957 in Lampasas, TX. They were happily married for 63 years. Vernon enjoyed the outdoors and all things country. Fishing, camping, country-western dancing with Loretta and their friends, "pickin & grinnin'" with friends, playing golf, gardening, and playing with his grandbabies.
Vernon was preceded in death by his mother and father, Annah Mae and James Monroe Lindsey; his sisters, Lavern Browning, Joyce Havens, LoeNell Davis; his brothers-in-law, George Ray, G.A. Webb, Sturgis Jackson; his daughter, Lisa Lindsey Bonnett and his daughter-in-law, Janie Lindsey.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta of Lampasas, TX; his son, Alvin Ray Lindsey of Lampasas, TX; his daughter, Tammie Lea Lindsey of Lampasas, TX; his son-in-law, Gary Bonnett of Marble Falls, TX; his brothers, Kenneth (Joyce) Lindsey of Fort Worth, TX, Albert (Nancy) Lindsey of Lampasas, TX; his sisters, Margie Ray of Elgin, TX, Ann Barczi Greene of Lampasas, TX Joanna Lindsey Jackson of Mentor, OH, Doris Webb of Mentor, OH; grandchildren, Meloni (Walker) Stendebach, Bobby (Angelica) Clopton, Jessica Bonnett, Trey (Laura) Clopton, Cassie (Cody) Payne, Michelle (Carlos) Galvan, Erica (Rocky) Nastasi, Cody (Megan) Bolt, Joshua (Nicole) Bolt, Hyatt (Torye) Bolt; great-grandchildren, Addie, Rylee, Jaxon, Morgan, Brynlee, Logan, Caleb, Callan, Connor, Leanna, Annalee, Janie, Isaiah, Luke, Caleb, Triston, Breighanna, Noah, Joseph, Zane, Joel, Faith, and great-great-granddaughter, Raiyah Leigh Clopton and his nieces, nephews and other relatives.
from Loretta to Vernon - "my, it's been a party"