Dateline: July 5, 2001


Funeral services for Ethel Mann Dingler, age 95, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 2, 2001, in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Truman Ledbetter, pastor, officiating. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc.

Mrs. Dingler died Friday, June 29, 2001, in Clarendon. She was born February 13, 1906, in Hale Center and was a lifetime resident of Donley County. She attended Donley County schools and was married to Gilbert Mann, Sr. He preceded her in death in 1955. She then married Richard Dingler who preceded her in death in 1986. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon.

Survivors include two sons, Gilbert Mann, Jr., of Amarillo and Jiggs Mann of Clarendon; six step-daughters, Ruby Jewell Hardin of Clarendon, Frances Grimland and Catherine Cosper both of Amarillo, Joyce Watkins of Midland, Joe Ellen Cowan of Tulia, and Glenna Cash of Topeka, Kansas; 26 grandchildren and step-grandchildren; many great grandchildren and step great grandchildren; and several great great grandchildren and step great great grandchildren.

Casket bearers and honorary casket bearers were employees and staff of Medical Center Nursing Home in Clarendon.

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