Athens Review, Athens, Texas

July 29, 2013

Nelda Dickerson

The Athens Review

Athens — POYNOR-A memorial service for Nelda Dickerson, 80, Poynor, is scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mickey Wagoner officiating.

Mrs. Dickerson died July 26, 2013 in Athens.

She was born July 14, 1933 in LaRue to the late Tom Murphy and Mamie Elizabeth Crossley Richardson. Nelda lived in Dallas for many years raising her family. She returned to the East Texas area in 1979, and resided here until her death. She was a member of Poynor Baptist Church. Nelda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Lewis Dickerson and son, Joe Don Dickerson.

Survivors include: sons James Dickerson, Poynor, Jeff Alan Dickerson and wife Kimberly, LaRue; grandchildren Jennifer, Jaime, Josh, Courtney and Tasha; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation for family and friends will be 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

If desired, memorials may be made to Poynor Community Cemetery, P. O. Box 140, Poynor, TX 75782.

Special thanks to Beverly Crow and the staff of Mabank Nursing Center for the care of our mother.

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