Remembering Virginia Sue Lindsey Spooner

May 22, 1932 – July 23, 2023 

Funeral services for Virginia Lindsey Spooner will be held Thursday, July 27 at 10:00 am at First Presbyterian Church in Natchitoches with Pulpit Supply Pastor Donna Rose officiating.  This will be followed by a service on Saturday, July 29 at 10:00 am at Perry’s Funeral Chapel in El Dorado, AR and burial at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 

Virginia was born May 22, 1932 in Smackover, Arkansas, to Ernest Reed Lindsey Sr. and Nola Mattie Harris Lindsey. She was the youngest of seven children. Her family moved to El Dorado, AR when she was five years old, and she attended schools there until graduating as Miss El Dorado High School in 1950.  She met and later married her high school sweetheart, Bill Spooner.  They had two children, Susan Alene Spooner Gunther, born in 1953 and Jeffery Clyde Spooner, born in 1955.  

The family moved to Monroe, LA in 1959. They relocated to Kennett, MO in 1968 where they bought an automotive business, and Virginia was the bookkeeper. 

Bill and Virginia moved back to El Dorado in 1990 to help his mother. Their final move was to Natchitoches in 2007 to be near their daughter and son-in-law. 

Virginia was active in the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eldorado, Covenant Presbyterian Church in Monroe, La, First Presbyterian Church in Kennett, Mo and a current member of First Presbyterian in Natchitoches. She volunteered in the Church Office, was a member of the Adult Sunday School class and Presbyterian Women/Bible Study. Virginia participated in the exercise classes at Curves and the Council on Aging.  

She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill; Spooner; son, Jeffery Clyde Spooner; brother-in-law, Donald Spooner; her parents; all 6 siblings and their spouses. 

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Gunther, and her son-in-law Tim Gunther, of Natchitoches.