Brenda Dingess of Trinity, NC formerly of Wayne County

Brenda Dingess, 59, of Trinity, NC, formerly of Wayne County, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the Hospice of the Piedmont in High Point, NC following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2011at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, by Brother Roger Watts and Brother Russell Watts. Burial will follow at the Young-Wilson Cemetery at Genoa, WV. She was born July 25, 1951 at Genoa, WV, a daughter of the late Willie and Nellie Thompson Wilson. She was a homemaker and was a devout born-again Christian who always put the Lord and her family first. Her testimony was that she loved the Lord with all of her heart. Her sisters, Elizabeth Robertson, Lois Artrip, Linda Wilson, and Phyllis Crabtree, and a brother, Norman Ray Wilson, also preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Donald R. Dingess; three sons, Wayne Dingess and wife, Kelly of Thomasville, NC, Luther Allen Dingess and wife, Amanda of Louisa, KY, and Daniel Dingess of Archdale, NC; two sisters, Anna Lee Kitts and husband, Tom, and Wilma Holbrook and husband, Mike, all of Louisa, KY; two brothers, Glen Wilson and wife, Judy, and Sidney Wilson and wife Linda, all of Genoa, WV; and five grandchildren, Alyssa, Colin, Avery, Andy and Eli Dingess. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Morris Funeral Home.