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Obituaries

August 10, 2012

Addie Barbara Dimmitt

DANVILLE — Addie Barbara Dimmitt, 78, of Danville, passed away at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

She was born April 17, 1934, in Warsaw, Ky., to Henry D. and Mary Belle Courtney Trinkle.

She married William H. Dimmitt on Sept. 26, 1953. He preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1982.

Surviving is a son, William (Mae) Dimmitt, of Tilton; and a special friend, Gene (late Myrtle) Hinkle.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Mary, Sandra and Dorothy; son, Chester L. Dimmitt; and a daughter, Nancy A. Dimmitt.

Barb had worked at the Diamond School kitchen, TB Sanitarium and Americana. She was part-owner of Danville Book World with Kay Wilson, and served as the secretary and treasurer for Oakhill Cemetery Association for many years. She enjoyed Yahtzee, puzzles, cards, Bunco, ice cream and watching “Survivor” on TV.

A service to celebrate the life of Addie Barbara Dimmitt will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. Burial will follow at Oakhill Cemetery in Danville. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, also at Sunset in Danville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Meadows Christian Village.

Please join Barb’s family in sharing memories or photos through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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