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Updated: 12/23/2013 03:22:01PM

Doris Lindsey

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Dr. Doris Lindsey, 89, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Port Charlotte.

She was born March 20, 1924, in Roxana, Ill., to Jennie and Leland Hubbartt.

Doris has been a resident of Charlotte County for over 25 years. She held a doctorate in English and taught at Middle Tennessee State University at Murfreesboro, Tenn. After moving to Port Charlotte, she became head librarian at Florida Southern College and was instrumental in setting up the library. Doris was a co-founder of Pride of Charlotte, a ladies barbershop chorus, as well as co-founder of Tune Makers, a small group of women singers who entertained locally. She was a dedicated barbershopper and devoted much time and effort to promoting interest in the organization.

Dr. Lindsey is survived by her four children, Richard R. Lindsey, Annette Lindsey, Susan Castleberry and Michele Lindsey; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and brother, Larry Hubbartt of Wood River, Ill. Her loving husband, Richard, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the First Presbyterian Church in Punta Gorda, Fla. Burial will be in Terre Haute, Ind.

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