Archive for Monday, September 11, 1995


September 11, 1995


— Services for Thelma Mae Hale Dinwiddie, 78, formerly of Winchester, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa with Edward J. Hofstra officiating. Burial will follow at the Winchester-Wise Cemetery in Winchester.

Mrs. Dinwiddie died Friday, Sept. 8, 1995, at the White Ridge Care Home in Lee's Summit, Mo.

She was born May 27, 1917, in Winchester, the daughter of J.D. and Camie Johnson Everett. She lived in Winchester for 28 years.

Mrs. Dinwiddie was a seamtress for many years for the Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in Kansas City, Mo. She also was an aide at the Jefferson County Geriatrics Center in Winchester and was a cosmetologist. She retired in 1987.

She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Valley Falls and was a former member of the Hebron Baptist Church in rural Winchester.

She married Edward Hale in 1937, and they divorced in 1964. She married Emery Hartman in 1965. He died in 1967. She married James Dinwiddie in 1970. He died in 1973.

Survivors include two sons, Edward E. "Sonny" Hale, Lee's Summit, and John D. Hale, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Edna Robbins, Washington, D.C.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to the Kansas City Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

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