She passed away peacefully at home with family at her side on January 24, 2014.
She was the youngest of five children born to Milford Lawrence and Hattie Mable (Doss) Ball; all of her family preceded her in death.
Effie was raised in Rice, WA and graduated high school from Kettle Falls.
She is predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Scott Chester Lindsay.
They were married in 1943 and had six children.
Their oldest son, Jerry, died in 1958.
Effie is survived by her five remaining children: Patricia (Al) West of Spokane; Margaret (Jim) Sebastian of Canfield, OH; Vickie (David) McMillian of Cheney, Ron (Pat) Lindsay of Kamiah, ID; and Sharon (Rick) Andrycha of Spokane.
Also surviving her are numerous nieces and a nephew; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild.
Effie worked for many years for Cliff Williams and Max Reinland, auctioneers; a job she dearly loved and where she made many enduring friendships.
She was a woman of faith, a wonderful mother, an excellent homemaker, a wonderful cook and a joy to all who knew her.
Effie was an avid fan of the Spokane Indians and a member of the Booster Club for many years.
A season ticket holder since 1984, she will be sorely missed by all those who knew and loved the little white-haired lady who sat in the lower box seats.
There will be a graveside service for family and friends at 11 AM on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Riverside Memorial Park, 211 N Government Way, Spokane, WA 99224.
The family wishes to express their deep appreciation to Hospice of Spokane for their loving care of our mother in her final weeks; we would have been lost without them.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Spokane, P.O.
Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210.