Clara Ruth Bailey Dinger, 92, of Goodwill Hollow Road (Duhring), Rock, WV, died from injuries sustained in a fall at her home in Duhring, WV, on April 30, 2017 at 12:45pm. Born April 28, 1925 in Buckeye Hollow, WV, she was the daughter of the late Cletus E. Bailey and Lora J. Duncan Bailey. She had been a resident of Mercer County her entire life and was a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by husband George Kyle Dinger, step-son; Henry H. Dinger Sr., one granddaughter Lisa M. Nelson. Brothers, Harold, Leonard, Tommy, Charles, and Cletus Bailey Jr.. Sisters, MaryAnn Putnam and Linda Harter and one great-grandchild Haylee J. Nave. Left to cherish her memory is a Sister Karlyn "Susie" Wills of Lakeland, FL; brother Johnny N. Bailey and wife Hellen of Goshen, IN; daughters, Avis E. Mullins, with whom she resided, in Duhring, WV, and Ellen R. Hurt of Duhring, WV, Judy Barreira of Fall River, MA, daughter-in-law, Patsey Dinger of Brushfork, WV. Sons, Kyle Dinger and wife Barbara of Kyle, WV, Larry G. Dinger of Goodwill Hollow, WV, Barry D. Dinger and Wife Brenda of Duhring, WV, Judy Barreira of Fall River, MA. Grandchildren: Ronald Mullins and girlfriend Hope, Donald Mullins, Crystal Scalesse and Husband Tony, Kyle Dinger Jr., Shannon Dinger and wife Heather, Diana and Kimberly Dinger. Kelsi Dinger and boyfriend Nick, Brandon Dinger and wife Ashley, Matthew Dinger and wife Melissa, Melissa Nave and Husband Keith, Desiree Kiser and husband, Micha, Kerri Hunter and husband Ricky, Calvin Tiller Jr and wife Haley, Kayla Bell and Husband Johnathan, Michael Lewis and wife Amanda, Henry H. Dinger Jr, Sally Dinger, and Tammy Underwood and husband Richard. Sharon, Timmy and Ricky Barreira of Fall River, MA, and 48 Great-Grandchildren.
Funeral services were be conducted on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:00AM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Rev. Larry Roberts officiating. Burial followed at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Friends called on Thursday from 6-8PM at the funeral home. On line condolences accepted at www.cravens-shires.com. (Published on May 3, 2017.)