2008-05-29 / Obituaries


Ester Dinkins, 94, of Mobile died May 19, 2008 at a local nursing facility.

He was a native of Walker Springs. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church of Walker Springs. He had retired from Mitchell Corp.

Survivors include his wife, Viola Rebecca Dinkins, Prichard; five sons, Lenova Dinkins, Chicago, Ill., Alfa Dinkins, Samuel Dinkins, both of Mobile, Leon Dinkins, California, Gregory Dinkins, Prichard; 10 daughters, Lillie Pearl Chapman, Glenda Dinkins, Cheryl Dinkins, Kimberly White, Marisa Garmon, Chernava Dinkins, Nicole Rollo, all of Mobile, Barbara Whitted of California, Cynthia Dinkins of New York, Frances Dinkins of Florida; two sisters, Reader Bracey, Georgia Mae Dinkins, both of Prichard; 54 grandchildren; and 50 great-grandchildren.

The service was May 24 at 10 a.m. at Mobile Sunlight Baptist. Burial was in Whispering Pines Cemetery. Reese Funeral Home in Prichard directed.

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