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Diane (Culver) Lindsey

December 9, 1953 ~ June 22, 2020 (age 66)


NETTLETON - Diane Culver Lindsey, 66, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2020 at UMMC in Jackson, MS after an extended illness. Diane was born on December 9th, 1953 in Tupelo, MS to the late Jack and Nellie Culver. She married her best friend and love of her life, Gary Fancher Lindsey, in October of 1972.

Diane was a dedicated member of Richmond Baptist Church.  She had a very giving spirit that was evident through anyone she came in contact with and the many activities she was involved in. She loved to paint, do crafts, and spend time as “Mimi” to her grandchildren whom she loved very much. Diane’s infectious laugh and fun personality will be remembered by all of her many family and friends. Diane retired after 30 years of dedicated service at both Nettleton and Mooreville Elementary Schools.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 48 years, Gary Fancher Lindsey; her daughter, Michelle Lindsey Lofton (Brian Maxwell), and her son, Brian Lindsey (Tiffany Lindsey); her grandchildren, Anna Grace Lofton, Brodie Lindsey, and Hudson Lindsey; her sister, Kathy Culver; and a host of family members and special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack & Nellie Culver, and her brother, Jackie Culver.

Visitation will be from 12 P.M. to 2 P.M. on Friday June 26th, 2020 at Holland Funeral Directors in Tupelo, MS. Services will be held at 2 P.M. following visitation in the adjoining chapel with Bro. Jeremy McMahan and Bro. Marvin Murphy officiating. Private burial will follow at New Chapel Cemetery. For those unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed at 2 P.M. on Friday on, where it will be permanently archived.

Pallbearers will be Dwayne Culver, Mikie Culver, Michael Lindsey, JC Holloway, Billy Deaton, and Jerry Simmons. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bruce Partridge and Jeffrey Holloway.

The family would like to express sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of UMMC and NMMC who provided excellent care during her time there and at home.  

In lieu of flowers donations in Diane’s memory may be sent to the Richmond Baptist Church Building Fund – 172 County Road 728, Fulton, MS 38843. Condolences may be emailed to

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” - 2 Timothy 4:7

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