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Mrs Theola Riley Dingle
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1901
Clarendon County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1982
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. Theola Riley-Dingle was born to the late Maryjane Sweat-Riley and the late Frank Riley in Clarendon, South Carolina, on August 7, 1901. She entered into eternal rest on January 1, 1982 at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Two daughters Ruth Dingle-Pendergrass and Josephine Dingle-Dunston preceded her in death.
In 1916, Theola Riley and the late Reverend Irving Dingle was married and their union was blessed with eight children. Theola and the late Reverend Irving Dingle became permanent residents of North Carolina early in their marriage. After a number of years, they built their home and retired in
Wilson, North Carolina.
Theola was a member of St. Jude Holiness Church. And was a committed Christian who was confident of her salvation. She encouraged her children in the Lord always. Her favorite song was God Unchanged Hands. And she would read her Bible every morning.
Theola was a loyal wife, a caring mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a kind and loving person who was always willing to help other people.
Theola will be missed by all who loved and knew her. Left to cherish her loving memory is two daughters, Mrs. Carrie Ella Dingle-Bunn of Bronx, N.Y. and Ms. Mary Elizabeth Dingle of the home; four sons, Deacon James Albert Dingle of Wilson, Bishop Irving Dingle Jr. and Deacon John Wesley Dingle, both of Miami, Fla., and Charles Otis Dingle Sr. of Baltimore, Md.; 51 grandchildren, including Hattie Lee Dingle of the home; 102 great grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; two nieces; seven nephews; a host of other relatives and many friends.
NOTE: The North Carolina-1940 United States Census has Theola Dingle's birth year listed as 1902.
Family links: 
  Frank Riley
  MaryJane Sweat Riley
  Irvin Dingle (1892 - 1959)*
  James Albert Dingle (1917 - 2009)*
  Josephine Dingle Dunston Hickey (1919 - 1961)*
  John Wesley Dingle (1921 - 2001)*
  Ruth Dingle Pendergrass (1925 - ____)*
  Carrie Ella Dingle Bunn (1926 - 2000)*
  Bishop Irvin Dingle (1926 - 2015)*
  Mary Elizabeth Dingle (1927 - 2014)*
  Charles Otis Dingle (1932 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Rest Haven Cemetery
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Evette Dingle-Smith
Record added: Aug 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116161212
Mrs Theola <i>Riley</i> Dingle
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- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Dec. 7, 2015

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: May. 26, 2015
Thinking of my Grandmother on this here Mother's-Day. Resting in the Loving Hands of Jesus Christ.
- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: May. 10, 2015
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