Willa Louise McFadyen Lindsay, born October 8, 1925, passed away March 11, 2021, at her home in Southern Pines, NC. She was predeceased by her loving husband, John Harmon Lindsay and her parents, Duncan Black McFadyen and Jessie Bell Stubbs McFadyen. She was also predeceased by her three brothers, D.B., Angus and Lewis McFadyen, and five sisters, Isabel McFadyen, Mary McNeill, Sarah Alligood, Jessie Hubbard and Betty McFadyen. She is survived by her sister Frances McCreery of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; a number of loving nieces and nephews.
Willa was a native of Hoke County, growing up on the family farm. She always had a funny story to tell regarding growing up with nine siblings.
Willa worked 30 years for the Civil Service as an executive assistant to a number of Fort Bragg Commanding Officers.
Willa always enjoyed being with family and friends. She liked to reconnect with distant family and friends at the annual gathering of the descendants of Longstreet Presbyterian Church on Fort Bragg every June. She helped organize the Raeford Ladies Lunch Brunch, consisting of many of her long-time friends. They met monthly for good food and enjoying each other’s company.
Willa was a faithful member of Galatia Presbyterian Church. She had been a member of the choir and very active in the women’s organization of the church. Willa was the recipient of the Honorary Life Membership from the Galatia Women of the Presbyterian Church of the USA.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Galatia Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow the service at the church cemetery.
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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.
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