Naomi Faye Dingus Pingle died February 15.
A daughter of the late Frank and Grethel Dingus, she was the widow of Harold Lloyd Pingle, the grandmother of the late Mindie Pingle, and a sister of the late Patricia Burtrum and Sherry Dingus.
She was born a coal miner’s daughter in McRoberts, and loved the mountains of Kentucky. The family moved to Ohio in 1968 and lived in the same house all these years. She was a frequent visitor in Letcher County over the years.
Mrs. Pingle loved her collection of quilts and Christmas plates. She was a loving mom and always had a sweet spirit.
Mrs. Pingle was a homemaker, sold Avon for many years, and worked at the former Sears store in New Lexington, Ohio. She was a member of Carnation Chapter #167, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Daughters of America. She loved to shop and spent many hours on the phone visiting with her family and friends.
Surviving are eight children, Don Pingle and wife Debi, David Pingle, Steve Pingle, Jeff Pingle and wife Peggy, Barry Pingle, Debbie Hooper and husband Roger, Paula Bowers and husband Barry, and Susan McQuain and husband Alan; 21 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild; and siblings, Evelyn Dingus, Betty Anderson, Virginia Brandenberg, Sheila Klein and husband Bill, Frankie Dingus and wife Geneva, Mike Dingus and wife Nanetta, and Linda Sexton.
Funeral services were held February 18 at Roberts- Winegardner Funeral Home in New Lexington, Ohio. Burial was in the New Lexington Cemetery.