Charlsie Ramona “Skeeter” Bingham
Charlsie Ramona “Skeeter” Bingham, 83, of Vinton, died Wednesday, April 11, at her home.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Scott McIntosh, pastor of North Orange Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.
Born in Orange, on Oct. 24, 1928, Mrs. Bingham was the daughter of J.E. and Agnes (Green) McClelland. In high school she was the drum major for the Bengal Guards. She was a past president of the DuPont Retiree Club, and a member of North Orange Baptist Church for over 66 years. She was also a former President of the P.T.A. and was a member for over 50 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Weldon McClelland, Bruce McClelland, J.E. “Butch” McClelland; sisters, Zollie “Tate” Clark and Helen Hodges; and brother-in-law, E.J. Singletary.
Mrs. Bingham is survived by her husband of 64 years, Mervin Bingham of Vinton; sons, Lin M. Bingham and wife Vicki of Orange, Paul D. Bingham and wife Stephanie of Vinton; grandchildren, Jessica Pickett and husband Pike, Derek Bingham and wife Meghan, Jacob Bingham, James D. Bingham; brother, James McClelland and wife Rosemary; sister, Audrey Singletary; and sister-in-law, Lola Bingham.