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 Cordilla “Dilla” <I>Dinsmore</I> Banks

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Cordilla “Dilla” Dinsmore Banks

Birth
Mercer County, Missouri, USA
Death
21 Jun 1984 (aged 99)
Bethany, Harrison County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Mercer County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
25205129 View Source

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Source: Bethany Republican Clipper, Jul 11, 1984

Cordilla Dinsmore, daughter of Adam Leach and Hannah Bradley Dinsmore, was born in Mercer County, Missouri on April 22, 1885 and departed this life on June 21, 1984 at Crestview Nursing Home at the age of 99 years, 1 month and 21 days.
"Dilla" as she was known by all, accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Highpoint Methodist Church near Cainsville. She remained faithful to that faith her entire life. She was church organist for many years and enjoyed singing in the church choir. Some of her most enjoyable mements were spent visiting with her family, ministers, neighbors and friends. She was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church.
On January 22, 1915 she was married to Perry C. Banks. To this union 5 daughters were born: Lena, Lela, Lucille, Cecil and Beulah.
Her husband, Perry, passed away in 1929.
She later married Fred Redinger. After Fred's death, she married Nelson Foutch. He died a short time later.
Dilla was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, 9 brothers and sisters, 1 son-in-law, Roy Beeson, 2 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She is survived by her daughters, Lena Beeson of Cainsville, Missouri, Lela Bain and husband Lee of Cainsville, Missouri, Lucille Lewis and husband Ted of Fort Worth, Texas, Cecil Jacobs and husband Dick of Largo, Florida, and Beulah Baker and husband Loren of Tuscon, Arizona, 1 brother, Lee Dinsmore of Humeston, Iowa, 17 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 24, 1984 at the Cainsville United Methodist Church under the direction of the Roberson Polley Funeral Home. Services were conducted by Rev Charles Cheffey, assisted by Rev Glen Murphy. Brenda Kerr, a great-granddaughter, accompanied Barbara Crawley, a great-granddaughter, as she sang "In The Garden" and "Beyond The Sunset".
Pallbearers were a grandson and grandsons-in-law; Garland Beeson, Manly Baker, Jr., Gene White, Charles Hartschen, Jr., Rick Buckalew and Merlin McGinly.
Burial was in the Cain Cemetery

(obit edited to correct/add information)
Source: Bethany Republican Clipper, Jul 11, 1984

Cordilla Dinsmore, daughter of Adam Leach and Hannah Bradley Dinsmore, was born in Mercer County, Missouri on April 22, 1885 and departed this life on June 21, 1984 at Crestview Nursing Home at the age of 99 years, 1 month and 21 days.
"Dilla" as she was known by all, accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Highpoint Methodist Church near Cainsville. She remained faithful to that faith her entire life. She was church organist for many years and enjoyed singing in the church choir. Some of her most enjoyable mements were spent visiting with her family, ministers, neighbors and friends. She was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church.
On January 22, 1915 she was married to Perry C. Banks. To this union 5 daughters were born: Lena, Lela, Lucille, Cecil and Beulah.
Her husband, Perry, passed away in 1929.
She later married Fred Redinger. After Fred's death, she married Nelson Foutch. He died a short time later.
Dilla was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, 9 brothers and sisters, 1 son-in-law, Roy Beeson, 2 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She is survived by her daughters, Lena Beeson of Cainsville, Missouri, Lela Bain and husband Lee of Cainsville, Missouri, Lucille Lewis and husband Ted of Fort Worth, Texas, Cecil Jacobs and husband Dick of Largo, Florida, and Beulah Baker and husband Loren of Tuscon, Arizona, 1 brother, Lee Dinsmore of Humeston, Iowa, 17 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 24, 1984 at the Cainsville United Methodist Church under the direction of the Roberson Polley Funeral Home. Services were conducted by Rev Charles Cheffey, assisted by Rev Glen Murphy. Brenda Kerr, a great-granddaughter, accompanied Barbara Crawley, a great-granddaughter, as she sang "In The Garden" and "Beyond The Sunset".
Pallbearers were a grandson and grandsons-in-law; Garland Beeson, Manly Baker, Jr., Gene White, Charles Hartschen, Jr., Rick Buckalew and Merlin McGinly.
Burial was in the Cain Cemetery


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