Obituary of Mary Dingus
Mary L. Dingus, 89, of Carlinville, passed away Sunday afternoon, October 27, 2019 at Carlinville Rehab and Health Care in Carlinville, IL.
Mary was born on August 25, 1930 to Leonard and Helen (Parnell) Smith in Carlinville, IL. She married John Dingus on October 4, 1971 in Wise, VA and they recently celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary.
Mary worked for Prairie Glove Factory in Carlinville for 14 years. She loved camping, fishing, painting and crafts. Mary will be most remembered by her co-workers at Prairie Glove Factory and by her volunteer work at the local nursing homes.
Mary is survived by her husband, John Dingus of Carlinville, IL; daughter, Maribel (John) Moore of Brighton, IL; step son, Jerry (Elizabeth) Dingus of Carlinville, IL; step daughter, Robin (Brad) Knauss of Corryton, TN; two granddaughters, Wendy (Jason) Unverzot, and Andrea R. Moore; four great grandsons, John Luke Keller, John Wesley Bumbera, Seth Christian Bumbera, and Liam Joseph Bumbera; two step grandsons, James (Shanon) Dingus, and Dwayne Grubb; two step granddaughters, Star (John) Wells, Misty Grubb; two step great granddaughters, Maggie Dingus, and Brooke Dingus; two step great grandsons, Devin Dingus, and Jacob Wells; brother, Orville E. (Shirley) Smith of Carlinville, IL; two sister-in-laws, Evelyn Drew and Mary Loy; three brother-in-laws, John, Elmer, and Bill Gibson; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Frank L. Smith.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening, October 30, 2019, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, IL.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday morning, October 31, 2019, at 10:00 am at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Shriner's Hospital for Children or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.