Offie Marie (Williams) Lindt

Monday, September 11, 2006

OFFIE MARIE (WILLIAMS) LINDT, 77, of Berryville, Arkansas died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006.

Offie lived an active and fulfilled life, enriching the lives of those around her. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cherished her time working with the local community. Offie was employed with the telephone company for more than 20 years, the Great Passion Play for 15 seasons, and managed a seasonal floral shop the past several years. She volunteered with the hospital auxiliary, having accumulated more than 10,000 service hours. Offie was a charter member of Freeman Heights Baptist Church, where she served many years as a children s Sunday School teacher and enjoyed singing in the choir.

Born on March 14, 1929, to Earl and Goldie (Riddle) Williams, Offie lived in the Berryville area her entire life. On Oct. 4, 1947, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Lindt, who survives her. Other survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Richard Miller of Springfield, Mo.; her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Coetta Lindt of Dallas, Texas; three grandsons, Stephen Miller and wife Abigail of Chicago, Ill.; Chadwick Lindt and wife Suzanne of Houston, Texas; Mark Miller and wife Erin of Branson, Mo.; two granddaughters, Michelle Lindt of Arlington, Texas, and Sarah Miller of Springfield, Mo.; one sister, Bernice Biggerstaff of Berryville, three half-sisters, Lucille Weaver, Louise Youngblood, and Lois Williams; a half-brother Harold Williams; many other close relatives and numerous friends. She recently rejoiced in the birth of her first great-grandchild, Annika Taylor Lindt.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville with Rev. Scott Cox and Rev. Darryl Harris officiating. Interment followed in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John s Hospital Auxiliary, Berryville Hospice, Freeman Heights Baptist Church or Southern Heights Baptist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.