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Charlene Dell Tingle

Obituary for Charlene Dell Tingle

November 11, 1932 - June 26, 2019
San AntonioT, Texas | Age 86


Charlene Dell McBeth Tingle of San Antonio, Texas passed from this life peacefully on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

She was born on November 11, 1932 to parents, Clyde A. McBeth and Mellie Tomerlin McBeth of Utopia, Texas. She was delivered by and named after her grandfather, Dr. Charles A. McBeth.

While attending Draughn's Business School in San Antonio, she met the man she would marry, Jay P. Tingle, Jr. of Meridian, MS. They married on May 3, 1952 and enjoyed 66 years of marriage together.

Dell was preceded in death by her husband, Jay; her parents, Clyde A. and Mellie McBeth; sisters, Mabel O'Bryant and Mary Ellen Kellett; and a brother, Clyde McBeth.
Those left to cherish her memory include her 5 children, Myron Tingle, Karen Tucker, Elaine Hughs, Dianne Tingle, Jeff Tingle and their spouses. A beloved sister, Dorothy Parks of Utopia, TX as well as 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 1 more on the way. Numerous nieces and nephews.

She was a beautiful woman both inside and out. She had an infectious sense of humor and believed that her greatest joy and purpose on this earth was to love her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her home was an open door. A great cook, a gentle listener ready to advise or soothe the troubles of others.

Dell had many interests especially those which allowed her to focus on her artistic and creative talents. She loved beautiful music and her garden was always a source of happiness and comfort to her.

A graveside service will be held at the Cypress Creek Cemetery, 12 miles north of Leakey, TX on Saturday, July 6 at 11:00AM.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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