Malva Dean Mitchell Bingley was born to the Union of Thomas Mitchell and Lenora Ollison on Aug. 30, 1945 in the Mt. Eden Community. She professed her faith in Christ at an early age and attended Mt. Eden Baptist Church where she remained a faithful member until her health failed. Pastor Nunn has been a wonderful leader of the Mt. Eden Baptist Church family.
Malva was a hard worker. She was a caregiver for many families and also her family. She raised her sister’s children as though she had given birth to them.
Malva grew up in the Mt. Eden Community and graduated from Ralph Bunche High School in Waelder, Texas. She loved attending the class reunion for many years and seeing her old classmates. She would always wear her class ring representing the Waelder Wildcats.
Malva was united in holy matrimony to Joe Louis Bingley Sr. in Waelder, Texas at Malva’s home in Mt. Eden and to this union two children were born; Joyce Bingley and Joe Louis Bingley, Jr.
Malva was a well known person; she was a loving and caring person. Sharing her compassion for others and would always make sure you would have something to eat. She was an excellent cook and loved going to garage sales and many events that were going on.
What really made Malva happy was her great grandchildren and the twins were born on her birthday. We are going to miss that beautiful smile and the loved that she had for her family and friends. God picked a beautiful flower and we truly going to miss her.
Malva was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, sisters, brother and son.
She leaves to cherish her memory; one daughter; Joyce Bingley (Samuel Pleasant Sr.- fiancé), two sons; Bobby Mitchell (Beverly), Tyrone Mitchell (Diashan), one sister; Lenora Francis, two brothers; Jesse Sampleton (Carol) and Edwin Mitchell (Eddie J), grandchildren; Cedric Price II, Juliscia Jackson, Armeshia Mitchell, Tanashia Kay Mitchell, Jasmanique Jewell Mitchell and Simone Mitchell, great grandchildren; Trey Lamont Jackson, Ta’liyah Denise Jackson, Tianna Kay Jackson and Zariah Unique Stoney Jones, special children she adopted; Deborah Williams McKinney, Diedrdre Dymond, Deborah Clack, Rose and Lafayette Sampleton and Charles Smith and many more and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and many friends.