Alberta “Jean” Dingus

Alberta “Jean” Dingus, 81, of Richmond, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at her home.

Jean was born Nov. 19, 1930 in Green Ridge, to Louis Guy and Ardith Pauline (Brim) Ray. She married Robert H. Dingus of Pleasanton, Kan. Oct. 22, 1949; he survives of the home.

Jean spent 18 years in Greenridge and Windsor, nine years in Pleasanton and Mound City, Kan. and 54 years in Richmond. Jean worked as a clerk at J.C. Penny’s and Wal-Mart Pharmacy while in Richmond. She was a member of the United Christian Presbyterian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star in Richmond. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Additional survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Lyle and Sandy Dingus of Philomont, Va. and Jerry Dingus of Newport News, Va.; three daughters and one son-in-law, Kathy Green of Garland, Texas, Peggy and George Hack of Independence, and Judy Reynolds of Lutz, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Jerry Dingus, Jr., Jamie Dingus, Kirby Reynolds, Riley Reynolds, Lori James, Jessica Roberts and her husband, Capt. Matthew Roberts and Kathleen McCune and her husband, Jonathan McCune; and four great-grandchildren, Tristan Pugh, Dane Blankenship, Adeline McCune and Lillian McCune.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by three sisters, Kathryn Bernard, Dorothy McCarty and Patsy Ray.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Crossroads Hospice or to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or the donor’s choice.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Christian Presbyterian Church in Richmond. Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery. On-line condolences may be left on our website at

4 Responses to Alberta “Jean” Dingus

  1. Shelly

    November 15, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    Give Robert and everyone a hug I just loved her so much,Please keep in touch My prayers are with you all. If Bob or any one of you need anything pleae plaese let me know. Love to all Shelly

  2. Al & Dois Taber

    November 15, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    Our Deepest Sympathy to the Dingus Family our prayers are with you.
    Al & Doris Taber
    Alamo, TX.

  3. Tim Whorton

    November 15, 2012 at 8:50 pm


    So sorry to hear the bad news regarding your wife. I am not sure if you remember me. My Dad Charles Whorton worked with you at Mo Pub for several years. My prayers are with you.

    Timothy Whorton

  4. Alicia Essig

    November 23, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    Was so sadden to hear of your loss Bob and family. Jean was a very neat and special lady. She loved her family dearly and spoke of them often. She always had a smile for everyone. I will miss her.

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