Funeral services for Rev. B. L. Dinkins, age 93, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Plain Dealing Assembly of God Church with Rev. Andy Harris, Rev. Lewis Jackson and Rev. Elyse Bailey officiating. Interment will follow in the Salem Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M., at Bailey Funeral Home in Plain Dealing, LA.
Rev. Dinkins was born on January 18, 1919 to Eugene Sanderson and Maude Pearl Lane Dinkins in Bradley, AR and passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2013 in Pasadena, TX. He was a former resident of Plain Dealing and had made his home in Deer Park, TX the past two years. He is a retired minister and served as pastor at Mott Assembly of God for 30 years, retiring in 2010. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Jessie Florien Slack Dinkins, on February 4, 2011; his parents; two sisters and nine brothers.
He is survived by his daughters, Linda Sparks and Pam Earls, both of Deer Park, TX; sons, Thurman Dinkins of Coushatta, LA and Don Dinkins of Houston, TX; seven grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; his brother, Melbourne Dinkins of Bradley, AR and a host of nieces and nephews.
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