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Alfred Dingess

Alfred Dingess 92 of Verdunville formerly of Dingess went to be with Lord on Friday April 1, 2011 at Logan Regional Medical Center with his family by his bedside. Born October 30, 1918 at Borderland. Preceding him in death was his parents Will and Stella Stollings Dingess, 3 wives Josie Dingess, the mother of his children, Walda Dingess and Arizona Dingess, 1 daughter-in-law Beulah Dingess, 1 son-in-law Marion (Bud) Canterbury, 2 grandsons Marion Canterbury Jr. and William Canterbury, 5 brothers Raymond, Roy, William, Ray and Jack Dingess, 1 sister Mary Viars and a set of twin siblings. He was a member of the Mt. Gay Freewill Baptist Church and a retired coal miner. Those left to cherish his memory are son William Arthur Dingess of Grundy, Va., daughter Lottie Canterbury of Dingess and son Roy (Ell Lee) Dingess of Verdunville the baby boy and Charlie Porter a close friend. 10 grandchildren Kathy Dingess of Grundy, Va., Pam (Larry) Chaman of Grundy, Va., Kelsie (Darrell) Newsome, Sadie (Sherman) Vance, Pat (Scott) Sheppard of Dingess, Ella (John) Dorgan of Columbus, Ohio, Roy Craiton (Chris) Dingess of Ocala, Fla., Angie (Reynold) Hall of Dingess, Regina (Jimmy) Marcum of Logan and Starlena Dingess of Verdunville. 23 great grandchildren Jeremy Dingess, Billy Jo and Brandi Jo Caman, Christina (Jonathan) Sparks, Sherman and Lottie Vance, Candita (Jeremy) Crabtree, Josh Sheppard, Channing Sheppard, Samantha Dorgan, Travis, Patrick and Ashley Dingess and Sarah Elizabeth Dingess Adkins their mother, Sarah Noah Hurst, Reynold (Tiffany) and Jimmy Hall, Brittney and Katelyn Marcum. 4 great grandchildren Alaina, Cambria, Reynold III, Jenna and Montana Dalin Baisden, 1 brother Arliss (Sylverine Dingess of Henlawson, 5 sisters Pauline Vance and Ester Newhart of Big Creek, Alda (Earl) White and Myrtle White all of Henlawson and Mae Bryant of Harts, 2 step sons Randal, Nicky, 5 step daughters Jamie, Emogene, Bonnie, Plooy and Faye and a host of neices, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday April 5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alfred Setzer and Rev. Layton Lockhart officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 6-9 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com. James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements.

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