August 21, 1928 - January 14, 2021
Keokee, Virginia August 21, 1928- January, 14, 2021 John 3:16 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Octavia Dinsmore, 92, went home to be with Jesus, Thursday, January 14, 2021. She was a member of the Rawhide Missionary Baptist Church. Octavia graduated from LMU in 1949 and taught English, History, Biology, and French in Keokee school's for many years. She then received her Masters Degree from Union College, and continued her teaching career as School Librarian at Keokee school; until her retirement. Watching young people excel enriched her life. She may never have been a mother, but she had many students that she called her kids. After retirement she stayed active reading, walking, and church activities, but the hobby that gave her the greatest enjoyment was quilting. She enjoyed making quilts with her friends; Hazel, Maude, and Flora. She was preceded in death by her parents; Peter and Dora Edens Dinsmore.,her brothers, Paul Dinsmore and wife Alice, Eugene Dinsmore and wife Bev, Coobe Dinsmore and wife Doris, her sisters, Carlenous Hurst, Blanche Dinsmore, Pearl Bush and husband David. Niece, Wanda Lee Dinsmore Spears, Nephews; Harold Dinsmore and Kenny Dinsmore. Octavia is survived by nieces- Ruth Ann and Jesse Turpin, Linda and Lloyd Lewis, Auggie and Ronnie Wallen, Dora Lynn and Trigg Garrison, Melvia Gay Dinsmore, Devonna Dinsmore, Ginger and Thomas Gilbert, Juelda Bush McManus, Nephews- Hayes and Jean Dinsmore, Bill and Karen Hurst, Dane and Linda Dinsmore, Michael and Carol Bush, and Neil Bush. She also leaves behind several great -nieces and nephews, cousins and friends, her Rawhide Church Family, her neighbors, Bob, Gaynell and Jeff Maggard, and special friend Debbie Banks. Our loss is heavens' gain. We will miss you Tavie, but we take comfort in knowing that you are with Jesus. Thank you for leaving such a great example of a true Christian lady. The graveside service will be held on Monday, January 18, 2021 in the Edens family cemetery Keokee, VA., at 1 p.m.; the service will be officiated by Pastor Paul Davis Jr., those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12:30 for the procession. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. For Those wishing to attend remotely Sunday 4p.m. (Livestream) please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/holdingfuneralhomebsg/ A memorial video has been created for family and friends at: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/F272W9FDX7NX64XT You may go online to view the obituary, sign the guest registry, or leave the family a condolence at www.holdingfuneralhome.com In Lieu of flowers, the family request donations be given to the Eden Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 83, Keokee, VA. 24265 in Memory of Octavia. Holding Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Dinsmore family.
Keokee, Virginia August 21, 1928- January, 14, 2021 John 3:16 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Octavia Dinsmore, 92, went home... View Obituary & Service Information
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August 21, 1928- January, 14, 2021
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