Betty Jean Binkley Lindley
March 11, 1937 – February 19, 2023
Knightdale – Jean Lindley, 85, went to her heavenly home on Sunday. She was born in Chatham County to the late Robert S. & Loney Ray McDaniel Binkley, Sr.. She graduated from Goldson High School in 1955. Jean wed her loving husband, Lester shortly after he returned from serving in the Army and they moved to Raleigh, NC. She was a financial secretary for many years at Calvary Baptist Church where her and Lester faithfully attended and served. Upon retiring, they attended Central Baptist Church in Wendell, where she also volunteered with the nursery. Jean was a loving wife, & mother who touched the lives of many people. She had a wry wit and a wonderful smile. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester O’Neil Lindley, Sr., siblings, Elsie Brigham, Robert “Bob” S. Binkley, Jr., Ashley “Possum”, Thelma Rives Estes, Earl, Pearl “Odell”, Camilla Gilliland, Arvey Joe, Agnes Gilliland, and Larry.
She is survived by her children, Lester O’Neil “Neil” Lindley, Jr. of Knightdale Gloria Jeanne Grayson (Terry), grandchildren, Jessica and Brooke, siblings, Wesley “Wes”, Steve, & Donnie Joseph “Joe”.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alz.org
Funeral service 11 am, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 10 – 11 prior to the service. Burial, Raleigh Memorial Park. www.stricklandfuneral.com
My condolences in the loss of your mom. Prayers for peace and comfort as you grieve.