Ms. Mary Rebecca Barksdale Dingle of Mountain Road, Halifax, died Monday, May 18, 2020, at her residence at the age of 90.
Ms. Dingle was born on Dec. 13, 1929 in Halifax County to the late Mr. Victor Jones and Mrs. Mary Virginia Carter Jones. She was first married to the late Mr. Willie Edward Barksdale and later married the late Mr. William Dingle. She was a member of Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Ms. Dingle is survived by two sons, Elder Calvin Barksdale (Annie) of Danville, and Mr. Earl Barksdale (Barbara) of Owings Mill, Maryland; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Ms. Helen L. Tomlinson of Halifax, and Ms. Bessie Wyatt of Brooklyn, New York; one brother, Mr. Joe Jones (Jane) of Elkton, Maryland; one brother-in-law, Jose Rosa of Brooklyn, New York; one son-in-law, Mr. Elbert Terry; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Mr. Lawrence Barksdale; two daughters, Ms. Edith Ferrell, and Ms. Yvonne Terry; two sisters, Ms. Ruth Headen, and Ms. Lily Rosa.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Rebecca Barksdale Dingle will be Friday, May 22,2020, at 11 a.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home with the Rev. Glenn Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery.
Public viewing for family and friends was held on Thursday, May 21, 2020, from noon until 5 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.
Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.