Obituary of Joan Marshall Dinkins
Joan Marshall Dinkins, 86, of Rosman, NC, passed away into the arms of Jesus on January 22, 2021. Joan was born in Jacksonville, FL, and was the daughter of the late John and Vivian Marshall of Charlotte, NC. Joan attended Columbia Bible College in Columbia, SC. Joan is survived by her sister Barbara, her brother John, and her loving husband of 65 years, William Dinkins, Jr. She also leaves behind her sons Bill and Ken, her grandchildren Dee, Dani, Katie, Natalie, Taylor, and Cody, and great-grandchildren Mckensie and Mannix. Joan was a member of First Baptist Church in Brevard, NC, and served as a Sunday School teacher and active volunteer. She loved to express her creative talents through ceramics and greeting-card stamping, and realized her great passion for hospitality by hosting the young people from the Brevard Music Center in her home. Her funeral will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 28th 2021, at First Baptist Church in Brevard with visitation immediately afterwards. Graveside services will be held on Friday, January 29th, at 2:00PM at the family gravesite, 6920 Dinkins Mill Rd, Rembert, SC 29128. Visitation will follow the service. The family asks those in attendance to wear masks and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1338, Brevard, NC 28712. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the local arrangements (803) 775-9386.