Obituary: Gerald Lindsey Dale


Gerald Lindsey Dale, 81 of Cushman passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.

He was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Cushman, Arkansas to Everett Burton and Lily Frances (Steward) Dale.

He was a retired factory manager for LaCroix Optical in Batesville and a U.S. Army Veteran.  He was a member of  Chinquapin Church of Christ at Bethesda.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sandra Kay Dale, and two brothers.

Survivors include one son, Steve Dale of Cushman; one daughter, Kelly McSpadden (Don) of Batesville; two sisters,  Norma Jean Cox (Jerry) of Cash and Wilma Russell (Freddy) of Batesville; four brothers, James Dale (Barb) of Melbourne, Danny Dale (Linda) of Batesville,  Darrell Dale (Teresa) and David Dale both of Cushman; four grandchildren, Shannon Crank, Bradley Skelton, Samantha Hatfield, and Dakota Dale; one great-grandchild, Noah Hatfield; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery near Cushman with Ferris Keller officiating.  Arrangements are by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.

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