Charles Dinkens Jr.

Saturday, January 29, 2005

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Charles Ewing "Junior" Dinkens Jr., 78, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, at Elder Care of Marble Hill.

He was born Aug. 8, 1926, at Hahn, Mo., son of Charles Ewing and Sarah Mae Sturgeon Dinkens Sr. He and Opal M. Poucher Sneed were married in 1971 at Marble Hill. She died Aug. 9, 2001.

Dinkens was a sawmill worker.

Survivors include three sisters, Opal Bailey of Hayti, Mo., Jessie Mahon of Blytheville, Ark., and Idella Fee of Marble Hill.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

Friends may call at Hutchings Funeral Chapel from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the chapel, with the Rev. Ethel Myers officiating. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery at Zalma, Mo.